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Le guide – Weekend readings

Le guide – Weekend readings

  During the weekend, people are divided into two categories: those who are freer than the other days and those who have planned a lot of things to do, making themselves busier than in working days. While the former can devote themselves to reading an […]

Il club di Jane Austen – A little whimsical in his civilities

Il club di Jane Austen – A little whimsical in his civilities

  Described entirely from Mr Darcy‘s point of view, A little whimsical in his civilities tells how, thanks to Lady Catherine‘s intrusion into the Bennet house, Darcy and Bingley return to Hertfordshire to reconquer their beloved Jane and Elizabeth. The story takes place exactly one […]

Il club di Jane Austen – The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s extraordinary journey

Il club di Jane Austen – The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s extraordinary journey

The Keeper – Mary Bennet’s extraordinary journey is the first book in the The Bennet wardrobe saga by Don Jacobson. As the title suggests, it focuses on the neglected figure of Mary Bennet and her maturation process. The main story goes from the Regency era, […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Yours forevermore, Darcy

Il club di Jane Austen – Yours forevermore, Darcy

Yours forevermore, Darcy is a variation of Pride and Prejudice written by KaraLynne Mackrory in 2015. It takes up the events of Jane Austen‘s novel starting from the Hunsford‘s proposal, following very precisely the original events, but giving them an all-new taste. The events that […]

Il club di Jane Austen – London holiday

Il club di Jane Austen – London holiday

…what if Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice was granted a last visit to her uncles’ home in London before she felt compelled to marry Mr Collins? What if at the same time Mr. Darcy had to hide himself to protect his reputation? What if […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Emma

Il club di Jane Austen – Emma

Published for the first time in 1812 anonymously, Emma is one of my favourite Jane Austen‘s novels. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is a rich, beautiful and independent woman who tries to rebel against the monotony of her life organizing weddings. Her economic position, in […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Mansfield park

Il club di Jane Austen – Mansfield park

Written between the 1812 and 1814, Mansfield Park, along with Northanger Abbey, is one of Jane Austen‘s lesser-known novels. Despite its current fame, at the time of its first publication, in 1914, this work achieved so much public success. So it was translated into French […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Sense and sensibility

Il club di Jane Austen – Sense and sensibility

Published for the first time anonymously in 1811, Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the Dashwood family and particularly of the two eldest daughters, Elinor and Marianne, women that pass through the same growth path to find their happy ending. Sense and sensibility: the […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Darcy’s hope at Donwell abbey

Il club di Jane Austen – Darcy’s hope at Donwell abbey

Darcy’s hope at Donwell Abbey is a stand-alone novel; nevertheless, in my opinion, to be fully enjoyed it must follow the first volume of the saga by Ginger Monette, Darcy’s hope – Beauty from ashes. Even if the author is good at explaining the background […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Darcy’s hope: beauty from ashes

Il club di Jane Austen – Darcy’s hope: beauty from ashes

Darcy’s hope – Beauty from Ashes is a novel by Ginger Monette that sets the story of Pride and Prejudice at the time of the World War the First. When I was asked to read this variation I was very happy, because it sets one […]