Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House

Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House

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by Sarah Waters
     
 

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“What a wonderful collection! Each story is like a little treasure just waiting to be unwrapped, bringing its own unique and engaging perspective to the Austen mythos. A real treat for Jane Austen fans.”
—Syrie James, bestselling author of The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen and Dracula, My Love

 

Dancing with Mr. Darcy

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“What a wonderful collection! Each story is like a little treasure just waiting to be unwrapped, bringing its own unique and engaging perspective to the Austen mythos. A real treat for Jane Austen fans.”
—Syrie James, bestselling author of The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen and Dracula, My Love

 

Dancing with Mr. Darcy is a sterling collection of short stories inspired by beloved novelist Jane Austen and Chawton House, her longtime home. Edited by Sarah Waters, a bestselling author shortlisted for Great Britain’s Booker Prize, this exceptional anthology features the winning entries in the Jane Austen Short Story Award 2009, a literary competition which celebrates the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s arrival in the village of Chawton, where she spent the most productive years of her writing life. Any reader who’s been captivated by Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, or the other unforgettable excursions into Austen’s literary world will find Dancing with Mr. Darcy an unparalleled delight.

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Editorial Reviews

Syrie James
“What a wonderful collection! Each story is like a little treasure just waiting to be unwrapped, bringing its own unique and engaging perspective to the Austen mythos. A real treat for Jane Austen fans.”
Booklist
“A lively and diverse collection”
Infodad.com
“Taken together, the tales in Dancing with Mr. Darcy show both why and how Jane Austen’s work continues to resonate in a far faster-paced, far more intense world than hers.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061999062
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
760,192
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Waters has a Ph.D. in English literature and has been an associate lecturer withthe Open University. She has won a Betty Trask Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award, the South Bank Show Award for Literature, and her books have been short-listed for the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and the Man Booker and Orange prizes. In 2003, she was named Author of the Year three times andwas chosen as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.

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