Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Elizabeth Remembers…

A few weeks ago, I shared a post I wrote for the Austen Authors P&P200 project – a “real-time” review of Pride and Prejudice leading up to the book’s 200th anniversary of publication. The idea is to augment the book … Continue reading

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Close Relations

> “I do not mean to say that a woman may not be settled too near her family. The far and near must be relative, and depend on many varying circumstances. Where there is fortune to make the expense of … Continue reading

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The Indignities of a Heat Wave

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance. So wrote Jane Austen in a letter – a bit of simple wisdom as true now as it was when she set it down on … Continue reading

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