In Pemberley, Elizabeth Bennet and her husband of one year, Mr. Darcy, longed for an heir. They now have one in the person of Master Edward Darcy, sixteen years old and a worry to his parents ever since he announced at age eight that he wished to fight on the side of Napoleon in the … Read More
Author: Emma Tennant
A sequel to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, this is the correspondence between the married Dashwood sisters – Mrs Brandon and Mrs Edward Ferrars. Passion, in the shape of the charming seducer Willoughby, makes an appearance, together with perennial themes of money and social embarrassment.
Emma Tennant brings us the sequel to Emma, which finds Jane Austen’s spirited heroine in the fourth year of her marriage to Mr. Knightley. Although there is harmony between them, Emma is frankly bored. Mr. Knightley is affectionate; but he is, in reality, an old friend, who has, in his own words, “lectured and blamed” … Read More
As Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice comes to a close, Elizabeth Bennet proudly announces her engagement to Mr. Darcy, boasting, “We are to be the happiest couple in the world.” But after the nuptials, can a marriage between two people as strong-willed as Elizabeth and Darcy survive? With all the wit and style … Read More