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Jane Austen Made Me Do It: story collection (LTER)

I won this from LibraryThing’s Member Giveaway – Many thanks. The book has an official website: Jane Austen Made Me Do It Partly in celebration, I take it, of the bicentenary of Sense and Sensibility comes this collection of Austenabilia. … Continue reading

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Persuasion – Jane Austen, as read by Karen Savage

I say this a lot, but it’s been a very long time since I read Persuasion. I know the movie (Ciaran Hinds & Amanda Root, the only one worth watching) very very well, and it was a pure joy to … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Ruined My Life

Pre-judgements on books are always iffy. Without some kind of pre-judgement, without the weighing of cover art and blurb, opening a book cover would be like opening an unlabeled can: will it be beans, or cherry pie filling, or one … Continue reading

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