Literature Abuse

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Mar 29 20:19:57 EST 2001


On Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:11:14 +0800, Anita Graham wrote:

>> Paul said
>> > You'd not be the first. Sequels to most of Austen's ovels 
>> lurk on the
>> > shelves of the local library. I avoid them.
>> >
>> I didn't think the Emma Tennant ones were bad. They are borrowers not
>> keepers though.
>
>Ulp. I didn't think the Emma Tennant ones were bad. I thought they were
>totally and completly horrible.

So did I.  I have a list of about a dozen books that I stopped reading
because they were too awful, and _Pemberley_ is two of them.

>But I kept the only one I bought just because it was so completely
>appalling.

My mother-in-law still has _Pemberley_, but I think it's just because she
has a Collection.

Melissa Proffitt
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