subject: epistolary

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Dear Mr. Darcy

Author: Amanda Grange

In this imaginative retelling of Pride and Prejudice, Amanda Grange now tells the classic story through the eyes of its compelling romantic hero, Fitzwilliam Darcy—in a series of revealing letters that casts a sparkling new reflection on the manners and morals of the landed gentry in 19th-century England… Here, for the first time, are the … Read More


More Letters from Pemberley

Author: Jane Dawkins

More Letters from Pemberley continues the story of Elizabeth (Bennet) Darcy’s married life, picking up in 1814 and following this most popular of Jane Austen characters for another six years to the twilight of the Regency period in 1819. Writing to her beloved sister Jane, the irrepressible Lizzie describes life as mistress of Pemberley and … Read More


A Visit to Highbury: Another View of Emma

Charming, intelligent, and imperious, Miss Emma Woodhouse, the eponymous heroine of Emma, is one of Jane Austen’s best-loved creations – as is the village of Highbury turned upside down by Emma’s well-intentioned but misguided matchmaking. Joan Austen-Leigh, Austen’s own great-great-grandniece, takes readers back to this world with a novel of such style, wit, and wisdom … Read More