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Book review: Persuasion by Jane Austen

The premise of Persuasion was a refreshing change of pace from the others I’ve read recently, which featured painfully naive teenage girls experiencing their first brush of love and flirtation. The protagonist here, Anne Elliot, is twenty-seven (! That seems shockingly spinsterly, in Austen’s world, but there’s another unmarried sister older by three years), and she first … Continue reading

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Book musing: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

I listened to these two books one after another. It was my third time with Pride and Prejudice, and my first time with Sense and Sensibility. Though I first read Pride and Prejudice in high school, then again in college, I never tire of it (though I’ve never swooned over Elizabeth/Darcy’s romance or daydreamed of my own Darcy; I’m much more … Continue reading