Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

Clichés abound : “the first step in a thousand miles” …

My favourite person of the female sex (never let it be said that am not keeping up with the world in terms of political correctness) will be turning 18 next September. Over recent months she has started tackling some of … Continue reading

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“Longbourn” by Jo Baker (2013) – upstairs and downstairs, move over

Normally, I wouldn’t have been tempted to touch a recreation of the Bennett world with a bargepole. The very idea seems like sacrilege, somehow. Wrong!     Marvel of marvels! This great read manages to scupper all doubt and add a … Continue reading

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