We all admired the fine lines of Pemberley’s grounds, so why not let other people’s fine eyes wander your fine lines in this romantic romp of a dress.
I think this is actually great for getting people into Jane Austen, but not good for people who are boring ass “purists.”
The drinking game section is the best part of this book.
I urge you to fall for this collection of Austenesque works (and not off the cobb like Louisa).
I appreciate the immense research and detail put into this, but I do not feel every chapter was convincing.
The lack of rose-tinted glasses gives us a better understanding and appreciation of the realities around which Jane Austen herself wrote and moved in.
If you learn one thing from Sense and Sensibility it’s this that cake is greater than rakes.
You wanna know the REAL advice Jane Austen would give us today? She’d tell us not to listen to men trying to tell us how to live our lives and body shame us.
This is essentially the script of the play, but with lots of narration.
“…there are Janeites who seem to have no sense of irony about themselves, no apparent glee for mischief, no inner Lizzy Bennet.”