F&H and Austen

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Mon Jan 13 23:23:36 EST 2003


On Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:01:15 +1100, Sally Odgers wrote:

>> (Hey, Hallie, what about Robin McKinley's _Beauty_?  There's another older
>> man/younger woman thing, and he's about two hundred years older than she
>is.
>> :)
>
>Any dibs on Mary Wesley's "Part of the Furniture", then? The 17 y-o heroine
>meets a 58 y-o and marries him a couple of years later.

Ooh ooh ooh!  Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes!  He's at least forty-five
years older than her.  (I knew the exact age difference once, but have
forgotten it now.)

Melissa Proffitt

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