Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

A Literary Muse

Being rich is not about how much money you have or how many homes you own; it’s the freedom to buy any book you want without looking at the price and wondering if you can afford it. John Waters. I … Continue reading

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On The Books

A friend of mine said, it’s amazing how I could go from reading Jane Austen to the Secret Conservations of Ava Gardner without passing go…from a major classic to such smut, as she put it. I read Pride and Prejudice … Continue reading

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Why We Reread

My friend Jacques over Christmas said he was reading Hemingway’s Movable Feast I’m assuming not for the first time (he’s a big reader). Another friend was tearing through Middlemarch, George Eliot’s famed opus for the 3rd time. An impressive feat … Continue reading

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Things That Elude Me Part 3

People who put their feet up on furniture is my new pet peeve and I believe it’s becoming epidemic. I often speak of the library I belong to with great affection. There’s a reading room I frequent with easy chairs … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth

I think self-worth is the most important trait a person can possess. Without it, others tend to treat you as if you should be entering through the backdoor. I’ll admit, I learned this one the hard way. For a good … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley

I love Jane Austen. ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ published in 1813, is my all time favorite novel that I read faithfully once a year. The language, being so beautiful, never fails to leave me in a sated, sensual swoon. So you … Continue reading

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