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Il club di Jane Austen – A chance encounter in Pemberley woods

Il club di Jane Austen – A chance encounter in Pemberley woods

    Review A chance encounter in Pemberley woods is the debut novel by Brigid Huey, a young mother fan of Jane Austen. This is a Pride and Prejudice‘s variation that takes up the story from the meeting of the two main characters at Pemberley […]

Il club di Jane Austen – His choice of a wife

Il club di Jane Austen – His choice of a wife

His choice of a wife is the variation inspired by Pride and Prejudice that marks the debut of Heather Moll as an author. Regular participant of sites and forums about Jane Austen and her world, the author managed to write a novel that has all […]

He’s just not that into you – Review

He’s just not that into you – Review

  He’s just not that into you is a 2009 movie that, in the banality of its plot, brings to light a very common “problem” in female society: why don’t men behave as they should? The main character of the movie is Gigi (Ginnifer Goodwin), a […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Persuasion

Il club di Jane Austen – Persuasion

    Written between 1815 and 1816, Persuasion is the last complete work written by Jane Austen. Published posthumously by her brother, it is the story of Anne and her “noble” family, the Elliots. After eight long years, due to various vicissitudes, the woman finds […]

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 […]