Pride/Prejudice: A Novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, and Their Forbidden Lovers

Pride/Prejudice: A Novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, and Their Forbidden Lovers

by Ann Herendeen

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Overview

“Audacious and masterful….True to Austen’s spirit, Ann Herendeen has given us a compelling, and sexual, novel of manners.”
—Pamela Regis, author of A Natural History of the Romance Novel

 

Ann Herendeen’s Pride/Prejudice—a novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennett, and their other loves—revisits the classic Jane Austen work to “fill in the gaps” that the original left unexplained and unexplored. Ingenious, brazen, and unrelentingly entertaining—yet always appreciative and respectful of one of the world’s most beloved literary works—this masterful reinvention by the acclaimed author of Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander is truly a Pride and Prejudice for the 21st Century.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061863134
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/26/2010
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ann Herendeen, a native New Yorker and lifelong resident of Brooklyn, received a B.A. in English from Princeton University and an M.L.S. from Pratt Institute. She works as a cataloging librarian specializing in natural history. Ann's first novel, Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander, was published in 2008.

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Pam Rosenthal

“I gobbled up this delicious book in one sexy/cerebral reading orgy. Now I need to go back and marvel at my leisure, at its author’s wealth of insight and imagination.”

Pamela Regis

“Audacious and masterful. . . . True to Austen’s spirit, Ann Herendeen has given us a compelling, and sexual, novel of manners. In scenes that illuminate the motives and intellects of our favorite characters, we witness their most private moments. Delectable.”

Sandra Kitt

“Ann Herendeen has turned Jane Austen’s beloved classic novel on its head with this beautifully written ‘what if’ story. It is the erotic retelling of Jane’s very eighteenth century characters. The book is surprisingly creative and makes this version timely, realistic and clever fun. An entertaining read!”

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