subject: World War II

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Searching for Pemberley

Set against Regency England, World Wars I and II, and postwar England, three love stories intertwine in surprising and fateful ways American Maggie Joyce, touring Derbyshire in 1947, visits an 18th century Georgian country house that she is told was the model for Jane Austen’s Pemberley. More amazingly, the former residents of the mansion, William … Read More


Darcy Goes to War

Spring 1944 – Britain is now in its fourth year of war. In order to defeat Adolph Hitler and his Nazis, everyone in the country must do his or her bit. While twenty-three-year-old Elizabeth Bennet makes her contribution by driving a lorry, Fitzwilliam Darcy flies Lancaster bombers over Germany. Because of the war, both are … Read More