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Searching for Captain Wentworth
Author: Jane Odiwe
Publisher:
ISBN: 095457222X
Pages: 320
Year: 2012-09-01
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When aspiring writer, Sophie Elliot, receives the keys to the family townhouse in Bath, it's an invitation she can't turn down, especially when she learns that she will be living next door to the house Jane Austen lived in. On discovering that an ancient glove belonging to her mysterious neighbour, Josh Strafford, will transport her back in time to Regency Bath, she questions her sanity, but Sophie is soon caught up in two dimensions, each reality as certain as the other. Torn between her life in the modern world, and that of her ancestor who befriends Jane Austen and her fascinating brother Charles, Sophie's story travels two hundred years across time, and back again, to unite this modern heroine with her own Captain Wentworth. Blending fact and fiction together, the tale of Jane Austen's own quest for happiness weaves alongside, creating a believable world of new possibilities for the inspiration behind the beloved novel, Persuasion.
The Curate's Brother
Author: Wendy Van Camp
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1507763980
Pages: 124
Year: 2015-01-28
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The Curate's Brother is a short story about the relationship between the two Wentworth brothers as seen through the eyes of EDWARD WENTWORTH. It follows their romantic antics over one summer in 1806. This short story could be seen as a prequel to Jane Austen's famous novel "Persuasion". Edward Wentworth lives a quiet, structured life as a curate in the regency era village of Monkford. He spends his days ministering to the sick and downhearted, which he considers his life's calling. His comfortable life is shaken when his elder brother, COMMANDER FREDERICK WENTWORTH arrives on his doorstep for a visit. Frederick has returned to England after seeing action and commanding his first vessel, a prize ship won in the West Indies. He is awaiting orders and has the hope of commanding a ship of his own by the end of summer. His only goal is to pass the time with the only family he has left in England until his next assignment. At first Edward is glad to see his brother. They have not spent time with each other for years due to his brother's naval service. They are opposites in many ways. Frederick is bold and likes to take risks. Edward is shy and over-aware of social implications. When his brother flirts with SALLY MARSHALL, an outgoing beauty that Edward is used to viewing as "a child", the young curate becomes aware that his viewpoint of Sally is sorely outdated. His peaceful life is full of turmoil as he observes Sally flirting with men at public assemblies and realizes that he does not like it. Meanwhile, Frederick finds himself a celebrity in Monkford. Word from the London papers paint him as "the Hero of San Domingo", where he won a commendation for his quick thinking in action. The men want to hear the story of his exploits, but Frederick would rather dance with the ladies. The Commander takes an interest in shy wallflower, ANNE ELLIOT. He pays no heed to Edward's warnings that the girl is the daughter of a baronet and well above his station. Edward fears that no good will come of a union between his brother and the girl due to her family connections. At the end of summer, a letter and a package arrive that will change everything for the two brothers. Which way will prevail, the bold action of the commander or the quiet manners of the curate?
Kellynch
Author: Kwen D. Griffeth
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1517078660
Pages: 262
Year: 2015-08-26
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Jane Austen completed "Persuasion" in August 1816. It was to be her last book. She left us with the story of Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth and she left them approaching "happily ever after." What happens the day following "happily ever after?" The story of Kellynch picks up three years after the couple married and were able to secure the Kellynch estate from Sir Walter and Cousin William Elliot agreed to waive the entailment. It would seem all is well with the young couple, but all is not as it seems. Kellynch is a story of deceit and treachery as well as courage and overcoming the odds. It is a story in which those who were assumed to be friends are not and where support comes from unexpected places. Love again, will, be tested in a story set against the backdrop of historical events. Throughout the book, I have remained true to the characters as Miss Austen created them. I sought to develop and introduce new characters that would meet with her approval.
First Impressions
Author: Charlie Lovett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698162927
Pages: 320
Year: 2014-10-16
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A thrilling literary mystery costarring Jane Austen from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Bookman’s Tale Charlie Lovett’s new book, The Lost Book of the Grail, will be available from Viking on February 28, 2017 Book lover and Austen enthusiast Sophie Collingwood has recently taken a job at an antiquarian bookshop in London when two different customers request a copy of the same obscure book: the second edition of A Little Book of Allegories by Richard Mansfield. Their queries draw Sophie into a mystery that will cast doubt on the true authorship of Pride and Prejudice—and ultimately threaten Sophie’s life. In a dual narrative that alternates between Sophie’s quest to uncover the truth—while choosing between two suitors—and a young Jane Austen’s touching friendship with the aging cleric Richard Mansfield, Lovett weaves a romantic, suspenseful, and utterly compelling novel about love in all its forms and the joys of a life lived in books. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ruth
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1605205613
Pages: 324
Year: 2008-12-01
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"If you want to whip me, uncle, you may do it. I don't much mind." Put in this form, it was impossible to carry out his intentions; and so Mr. Benson told the lad he might go-that he would speak to him another time. Leonard went away, more subdued in spirit than if he had been whipped. Sally lingered for a moment. She stopped to add: "I think it's for them without sin to throw stones at a poor child, and cut up good laburnum branches to whip him. I only do as my betters do, when I call Leonard's mother Mrs. Denbigh." The moment she had said this she was sorry; it was an ungenerous advantage after the enemy had acknowledged himself defeated. Mr. Benson dropped his head upon his hands, and hid his face, and sighed deeply. -Chapter XIX: "After Five Years" As interest in 19th-century English literature by women has been reinvigorated by a resurgence in popularity of the works of Jane Austen, readers are rediscovering a writer whose fiction, once widely beloved, fell by the wayside. British novelist ELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL (1810-1865)-whose books were sometimes initially credited to, simply, "Mrs. Gaskell"-is now recognized as having created some of the most complex and progressive depictions of women in the literature of the age, and is today justly celebrated for her precocious use of the regional dialect and slang of England's industrial North. Ruth-Gaskell's third novel, first published in three volumes in 1853-is notable as one of the rare instances in the fiction of the era of a positive portrayal of unwed motherhood and for its thematic condemnation of the social stigma of illegitimacy. The tale of a young woman seduced and abandoned by her lover, then taken in and protected by a kindly minister and his sister, it is remarkably progressive for the period. Friend and literary companion to the likes of Charles Dickens and Charlotte Bront-the latter of whom Gaskell wrote an acclaimed 1857 biography-Gaskell is today being restored to her rightful place alongside them. This charming replica volume is an excellent opportunity for 21st-century fans of British literature to embrace one of its most unjustly forgotten authors.
Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen
Author: Jocelyn Harris
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
ISBN: 1611488435
Pages: 388
Year: 2017-08-03
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In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues that Jane Austen was a satirist, a celebrity-watcher, and a keen political observer. In Mansfield Park, she appears to base Fanny Price on Fanny Burney, criticize the royal heir as unfit to rule, and expose Susan Burney’s cruel husband through Mr. Price. In Northanger Abbey, she satirizes the young Prince of Wales as the vulgar John Thorpe; in Persuasion, she attacks both the regent’s failure to retrench, and his dangerous desire to become another Sun King. For Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, Austen may draw on the actress Dorothy Jordan, mistress of the pro-slavery Duke of Clarence, while her West Indian heiress in Sanditon may allude to Sara Baartman, who was exhibited in Paris and London as “The Hottentot Venus,” and adopted as a test case by the abolitionists. Thoroughly researched and elegantly written, this new book by Jocelyn Harris contributes significantly to the growing literature about Austen’s worldiness by presenting a highly particularized web of facts, people, texts, and issues vital to her historical moment.
Pages For Her
Author: Sylvia Brownrigg
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1619029812
Pages: 256
Year: 2017-07-01
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1 of 100 Best Books of 2017 (San Francisco Chronicle) One of 2017's Best Fiction Books (Kirkus Reviews) "Sharp observations about motherhood and womanhood . . . Audacious, confident, smart, seductive." —The New York Times Book Review Pages for Her is the story of two women, Flannery and Anne, each at a personal turning point, and the circumstances that lead to their reunion. Twenty years after their brief but passionate affair, chronicled in Sylvia Brownrigg’s earlier novel Pages for You, Flannery has the chance once again to meet Anne, who opened young Flannery up to the possibility of love—then left her heartbroken. Pages for Her is an exhilarating, passionate work that explores marriage, sexuality, and the transformative power of love over time.
For You Alone
Author: Susan Kaye
Publisher: Wytherngate
ISBN: 0972852956
Pages: 228
Year: 2008-10-01
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A retelling of Jane Austen's "Persuasion" as told from Captain Wentworth's point of view.
Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
Author: William Austen-Leigh, Jane Austen, Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 437
Year: 1914
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What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
Author: Daniel Pool
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143914480X
Pages: 416
Year: 2012-10-02
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A “delightful reader’s companion” (The New York Times) to the great nineteenth-century British novels of Austen, Dickens, Trollope, the Brontës, and more, this lively guide clarifies the sometimes bizarre maze of rules and customs that governed life in Victorian England. For anyone who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell “Tally Ho!” at a fox hunt, or how one landed in “debtor’s prison,” this book serves as an indispensable historical and literary resource. Author Daniel Pool provides countless intriguing details (did you know that the “plums” in Christmas plum pudding were actually raisins?) on the Church of England, sex, Parliament, dinner parties, country house visiting, and a host of other aspects of nineteenth-century English life—both “upstairs” and “downstairs. An illuminating glossary gives at a glance the meaning and significance of terms ranging from “ague” to “wainscoting,” the specifics of the currency system, and a lively host of other details and curiosities of the day.
The English Novel
Author: George Saintsbury
Publisher: tredition
ISBN: 3847200518
Pages: 244
Year: 2012-02-07
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Captain Wentworth's Diary
Author: Amanda Grange
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440630380
Pages: 304
Year: 2008-05-06
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The retelling of Jane Austen?s novel Persuasion from the point of view of Captain Frederick Wentworth?by the author of Mr. Knightley?s Diary. During his shore leave from the Navy, Frederick Wentworth falls in love with the elegant and intelligent Miss Anne Elliot?only to see his hopes of marrying her dashed by her godmother. Eight years later, Wentworth has realized his ambitions. A wealthy captain, he has pushed his memories of Anne to the furthest recesses of his mind?until he sees her again. And though Anne?s bloom has faded, Wentworth is surprised to find that his regard for her wit and warmth has not.
The Three Colonels
Author: Jack Caldwell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402259743
Pages: 384
Year: 2012-03-01
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PRAISE FOR PEMBERLEY RANCH "A heart pounding romance...Pemberley Ranch is both fresh and a great history primer."-Publishers Weekly THE WORLD OF PRIDE & PREJUDICE AND SENSE & SENSIBILITY MERGE IN THIS ONE OF A KIND CONTINUATION OF BOTH BELOVED JANE AUSTEN TALES. Love reigns supreme for Colonels Buford, Fitzwilliam, and Brandon as our brave fighting men are enjoying their courtships and early married lives with three beloved Austen heroines. The couples lead tranquil loves-until Napoleon escapes from exile. As the colonels set out to meet their destinies on the fields of Waterloo, Anne, Caroline, and Marianne defend their hearts against the fear of losing their loved ones forever. From the serenity of Regency England to the scandal and intrigue of the Congress of Vienna, three gentleman live, love, fight, and defend their country from Napoleon's voracious ambition. PRAISE FOR PEMBERLEY RANCH "A surefire page turner...Jack Caldwell's heart-pounding standoffs and heart racing romantic moments are bested only by his real gift in clever nuances and subtle references."-Austenprose "A spectacular integration of romance, war, history, adventure, and conflict...I was enthralled."-Austenesque Reviews /body /html
Jane Austen and Her Times
Author: Geraldine Edith Mitton
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 334
Year: 1905
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A Book of Ghosts
Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 383
Year: 1904
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