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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 […]

Il club di Jane Austen – Pride and prejudice

Il club di Jane Austen – Pride and prejudice

Written in 1813 by Jane Austen, Pride and prejudice is one of the most popular novels in English literature. Considered by its creator her “dear child”, the book was published for the first time at her own expense under the title First impressions. The story […]