To Have His Cake (and Eat It Too): Mr. Darcy's Tale

To Have His Cake (and Eat It Too): Mr. Darcy's Tale

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by P. O. Dixon
     
 

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In Miss Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", Mr. Bennet had this to say about Mr. Darcy, "We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man..." Elizabeth Bennet, herself, spoke of his arrogance, his conceit, and his selfish disdain of the feelings of others--the last man in the world whom she could ever be prevailed on to marry. Mr. Darcy's housekeeper, Mrs.…  See more details below

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In Miss Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", Mr. Bennet had this to say about Mr. Darcy, "We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man..." Elizabeth Bennet, herself, spoke of his arrogance, his conceit, and his selfish disdain of the feelings of others--the last man in the world whom she could ever be prevailed on to marry. Mr. Darcy's housekeeper, Mrs. Reynolds, described him as the best landlord and master who ever lived. Such varying accounts as these are exceedingly puzzling, indeed.

This amorous, provocative, and at times, tumultuous adaptation illustrates Mr. Darcy as a wealthy young man of sense and education, as well as considerable worldly experience--not at all uncommon for Regency era gentlemen of his social standing. He is his own master. He enjoys his situation and has no particular desire to marry at all. That is until he renews his acquaintance with Miss Elizabeth Bennet--her own circumstances greatly diminished pursuant to the sudden and tragic death of her father.

This story tells of Darcy's journey from a man who, indeed, is proud and haughty, to one who seeks to please a woman worthy of being pleased.

Intended for Mature Audiences. Contains explicit behavior between consenting adults which may be objectionable to some.

To Have His Cake (and Eat It Too): Mr. Darcy's Tale ~ A Regency historical fiction adaptation of Jane Austen's timeless classic Pride and Prejudice.

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ISBN-13:
9781453704769
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/09/2010
Series:
Pride and Prejudice Untold Series, #1
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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To Have His Cake (and Eat It Too): Mr. Darcy's Tale 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
2PointySticks More than 1 year ago
In this P&P sequel purple prose, an insufferably boorish Darcy, a wishy-washy Elizabeth and endless exposition on the protagonists' tormented thoughts band together to trample a promising plot to death. Darcy and Elizabeth spend most of the novel a) fretting about trivialities, b) fretting about what the other might or might not be thinking, c) fretting about what people around them might be thinking or d) all of the above. Fans of the Twilight series or the 2005 movie which claims to be based on Pride and Prejudice may enjoy this novel, but those hoping for a more Austen-like offering should look elsewhere.
Amy Mcdonald More than 1 year ago
excellent read, wonderful story. for those who love. william and elizabeth
LambVa More than 1 year ago
Couldn't put the book down!
Angie Weier More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for next book. More!
SS888 More than 1 year ago
Different, for those who have read a lot of variations, this was not the usual.
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