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Marilyn Butler
Birth date: February 11, 1937
Died: March 11, 2014
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Merle
Merle rated it 1 year ago
This book was lovely, unexpected fun. After reading Mansfield Park and Persuasion in recent years, I concluded that Jane Austen’s work was not for me: their characters seemed bloodless, their heroines prim and infallible, their subject matter a tedious catalogue of the social lives of the independen...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 1 year ago
Why did I take this long to read this? From Austen's big six, this is the last I got to. I mean, I know what my reasoning was: satire and humour was not what I was looking for when I searched for an Austen volume. But I was wrong to, because this was a great romp. (On that note, one day I have to ...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 2 years ago
I went into this pretty blind aside from having heard that it counts as gothic and that it was apparently a kind of satire of gothic novels of the late 18th century. I'll definitely second calling it a gothic satire. I'd say its only real fault was was taking the satire a bit too far sometimes and t...
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Melissa Wiebe's Blogs rated it 6 years ago
I first read this book back in November when doing the Unputdownables readalong for this book. And like I said my previous review of this book, this book needed a second reading to understand it better (I read it the first time for the sake of saying said I had read the book) and also to appreciate...
Melissa Wiebe's Blogs
Melissa Wiebe's Blogs rated it 6 years ago
I first read this book back in November when doing the Unputdownables readalong for this book. And like I said my previous review of this book, this book needed a second reading to understand it better (I read it the first time for the sake of saying said I had read the book) and also to appreciate...
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