The Jane Austen Book Club
Publish date: June 1st 2006
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
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Around the Year Reading Challenge Item #7: A Book About BooksI like Jane Austen and have read all but one of her novels ([book:Mansfield Park|45032] -- but I'll get to it!) Still, somehow there is something about me that seems to be fundamentally different from the scores of Austen's devotees, as se...
A sublime comedy of contemporary manners, this is the novel Jane Austen might well have written had she lived in twenty-first-century California. Nothing ever moves in a straight line in Karen Joy Fowler’s fiction, and in The Jane Austen Book Club, the complex dance of modern love has never been s...
I decided to read this book when I saw it in a second-hand bookshop and realised that it had the same title as one of my favourite movies. I couldn’t wait to jump back in the world of Jane Austen fanatics, only this time in the written manner.The Jane Austen Book Club, as the name suggests, is a boo...
3 - 3.5 starsThis review contains MINOR spoilers. Nothing that will give away anything about the story itself - i promise. 1. I liked how in April the last part was about Austen and her strugles to be published. I had no idea that Pride and Prejudice's original title was "First Impressions". 2. Prud...
Don't let the title fool you; this isn't really a book about Jane Austen. In fact, Jane Austen and her novels only serve as the structural frame for this story; the outlining that allows the characters to meet, to interact - and the glue that binds the plot together. The core of this novel is really...