Me and Mr. Darcy
Dreams come true in this hilarious, feel-good fairy tale about life, love, and dating literature’s most eligible bachelor!After a string of disastrous dates, Emily Albright decides she’s had it with modern-day love and would much rather curl up with Pride and Prejudice and spend her time with Mr.... show more
Dreams come true in this hilarious, feel-good fairy tale about life, love, and dating literature’s most eligible bachelor!After a string of disastrous dates, Emily Albright decides she’s had it with modern-day love and would much rather curl up with Pride and Prejudice and spend her time with Mr. Darcy, the dashing, honorable, and passionate hero of Jane Austen’s classic. So when her best friend suggests a wild week of margaritas and men in Mexico with the girls, Emily abruptly flees to England on a guided tour of Jane Austen country instead. Far from inspiring romance, the company aboard the bus consists of a gaggle of little old ladies and one single man, Spike Hargreaves, a foul-tempered journalist writing an article on why the fictional Mr. Darcy has earned the title of Man Most Women Would Love to Date.The last thing Emily expects to find on her excursion is a broodingly handsome man striding across a field, his damp shirt clinging to his chest. But that’s exactly what happens when she comes face-to-face with none other than Mr. Darcy himself. Suddenly, every woman’s fantasy becomes one woman’s reality. . . .Praise for Me and Mr. Darcy: “…Unexpectedly charming. . . Me and Mr. Darcy offers a Pride and Prejudice - appropriate surprise. . . it turns out to be one of the wittier of this summer's offerings, not to mention sharp and sad in its observations about what spinsterhood, identity and aging look like for women in 2007.” — Salon“[Me and Mr. Darcy] takes the reader on an extended daydream with an appropriately pleasant ending. “ — The Indianapolis Star“Alexandra Potter’s clever comedy, an affectionate celebration of books and readers — and bookstores — might lead you to start browsing those travel websites yourself.” — The Times- Picayune “Pure candy for the imagination. . . Ms. Potter has worked literary magic with the creation of Me and Mr. Darcy.” — CoffeeTimeRomance.com“…Refreshing…” — Publishers Weekly
Publish date: June 12th 2007
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Time Travel
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Who hasn't been in love with Mr. Darcy. Well, I think he's every girls dream man. I, for one, really adore him. I just love the idea of one arrogant, brooding and selfish man falling in-love with a simple country lady. He's very enigmatic and stuff. Who doesn't want to date such fine young man? In t...
After reading Potter's book 'Do You Come Here Often?' and enjoying it, I was expecting good things from 'Me and Mr Darcy'. Unfortunately I was bitterly disappointed. 'Me and Mr Darcy' is one big cliche. Potter takes the story of 'Pride and Prejudice' and basically retells it in a modern day version...
Okay i read this book only because this "Mr. Darcy" in title...but of course that was a mistake. I don't like chick-lit, and i always ask myself why i read them?!?
This was really cute. A light,quick read.
This is something I read as a light read. It's not really something I would read again, but it was a nice light read inbetween heavier books. There were certain chapters of the book that I enjoyed and others I didn't. The book, as a whole though, was predictable and it was rather easy to guess the e...