Recently while scouring my favorite used bookstore I happened upon a novella: A Little Bit Psychic by Aimee Avery.
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Even knowing how it must end, I found myself tearing up and hoping for a different outcome.
My dear mother, I can hardly write such words to you; however, upon this festive occasion, I shall honor your motherly graces with a few lines of prose duly praising your efforts in my growth and development.
There are no zombies, vampires, or sea monsters, though Lady Catherine could arguably qualify as a monster.
The ladies of Jane Austen’s time, and indeed within her works, had accomplishments to recommend them as ladies.
We are very fortunate to have Amanda Grange author of this month’s reading selection Mr. Darcy, Vampyre here to answer some questions posed by our members.
Of all the conflict and difficulties to over come in any continuation of a story between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy the saddest is any that interferes with the expected happiness so many of us imagine for them.
In Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Elizabeth Bennet takes on another layer of complexity with her warrior’s code in addition to the etiquette she is expected to adhere.
In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice classism is deeply entwined with etiquette and at the heart of all social interactions, dictating to what degree it is appropriate to become familiar with others.
Now imagine that with the occasional zombie requiring dispatching and you have Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!
When Jane Austen referred to Pride and Prejudice as “my own darling child,” I’m not sure she envisioned that child beseiged by dreadfuls.