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Mr. Darcy's Decision: A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2009

    Don't bother with this book if you actually enjoyed Pride and Prejudice

    I couldn't get past the first few chapters due to the glaring grammatical errors. Skipping to the last few chapters, it appears the writer decided to completely change the essence of a few main characters.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 25, 2009

    Did the editor read this?

    Using Jane Austen's original characters from Pride and Prejudice, Shapiro's sequel tries to immerse us in Austen's novel, right after Elizabeht's and Darcy's marriage. While the plot could be interesting, Shapiro's writing lacks of the thrill and feelings that Austen's novels provide, and therefore makes the plot seem dull and predictable.
    Also, I wonder how conscious was her editor while reviewing the drafts. Not only commas are missing, but in the chapter 26, a fatal mistake was made, and I quote:
    "She found, once more, that she had ple3
    nty of reasons to be boastful" (Shapiro, pg. 176)

    I think that mistake alone reflects the quality of the book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 25, 2011

    Not Impressed

    I was very excited with I first read the excerpt to this book and when I finally brought it and started reading it I have to say I was truly disappointed with the direction of the characters written in the book. I would not recommended it for other to read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted October 27, 2011

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