[DWJ] Book recommendations (now long and rambly on Pride and Prejudice)

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Fri Nov 17 09:31:18 EST 2006


On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 02:25:04PM +0000, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:

>It's an interesting observation though - I don't think I can remember ever 
>hearing fan (or otherwise) mentioning that as the main thing which struck them 
>about Jane Austen.

The world needs more bards. :-)

>Were the other books unbearable for you by 'virtue' of their natures or was it 
>the teaching?

I don't now remember what they were; I've gone back to them in the years
since and enjoyed them. But Austen was the only author whose other work
I sought out immediately.

R



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