Life Sized Colin Firth Cake To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Pride & Prejudice

A life sized cake of the actor, Colin Firth, has been created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the BBC’s miniseries, Pride and Prejudice. The six foot tall cake of Mr. Darcy was unveiled at the National Trust property, Lyme Park, in Cheshire, the house used as the character’s famous home in the miniseries, Pemberley.

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Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 320 pages

Published: May 26, 2020

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Genre: Historical Fiction, Austenesque Fiction 

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 22

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Quote of the Day – April 26, 2020

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Quote of the Day – January 28, 2020

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Quote of the Day – December 30, 2019

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“I believe I derive as much pleasure from the sight of books and having them around me as I do from reading them. What is a home without books?”

-“By a Lady” by Lona Manning from Yuletide: A Jane Austen-inspired Collection Of Stories by Christina Boyd

2020: The Year of Austen

Today is Jane Austen! And in the next year, we have exciting things, from books to adaptations to look forward to. So if you are an Austen fan like me, 2020 will be busy with everything Jane Austen!

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Quote of the Day – December 16, 2019

pride-and-prejudice“I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

 

 

 

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Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Comes to Life

PBS’s Masterpiece has released the trailer for their lastest literary adaptation, Sanditon, Jane Austen’s final and unifinshed novel. Continue reading “Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Comes to Life”