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Emma: A Modern Retelling (Austen Project) - Alexander McCall Smith
Emma: A Modern Retelling (Austen Project)
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2.64 35
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780804197953 (0804197954)
ASIN: 0804197954
Publisher: Pantheon
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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So many books, so little times
So many books, so little times rated it
2.0
I have confession to make; I never read Jane Austen Emma. I know, it sad is not it, especially since I have read her Pride and Prejudice multiple time. When I saw this in the library, I decide to read it and along with original version of Emma.How I feel about this book, it well written but not a ve...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
0.0 So-so
I was not bowled over by this one. Maybe because I really can't get through Austen's stuff and I haven't read Emma, the book to which this Emma pays homage. Sorry. I just felt no empathy for the main character. I'll give this one three stars because it could have been worse.
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
2.0 Emma: A Modern Retelling (Austen Project)
I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. I wanted to like this book, I really, really did...but...it failed. McCall Smith attempts to transport Emma into modern times and the whole thing feels kind of forced. The language for one, is not reflective of modern times, it still reads...
even with nougat, you can have a perfect moment
even with nougat, you can have a perfect moment rated it
3.0 Emma
The Austen Project is a group that have commissioned six modern-day authors to tackle one Austen novel each, and set it in a 21st century setting. We’ve already had Sense and Sensibility, written by Joanna Trollope, which really was almost an exact retelling of the original, except people occasiona...
The Book Magpie's Nest
The Book Magpie's Nest rated it
3.0 Emma
The Austen Project is a group that have commissioned six modern-day authors to tackle one Austen novel each, and set it in a 21st century setting. We’ve already had Sense and Sensibility, written by Joanna Trollope, which really was almost an exact retelling of the original, except people occasiona...
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