Six people five women and a man meet once a month in California's Central Valley to discuss Jane Austen's novels. They are ordinary people, neither happy nor unhappy, but each of them is wounded in different ways, they are all mixed up about their ...
lives and relationships. Over the six months they meet, marriages are tested, affairs begin, unsuitable arrangements become suitable under the guiding eye of Jane Austen a couple of them even fall in love 'A thoroughly delightful comedy of contemporary manners' Entertainment Weekly
Nice writing, but quite an abrupt ending. I thought something was missing, like a hundred pages. The characters are well drawn but yet, still missing something, that ultimate insight view of their feelings and thoughts. I like Joeclyn the best,
..." the best, surely the best character in the novel.
It was very interesting reading the comments and opinions of writers and others about Jane Austen's works.
Finally, I have to say it, even if it's not usual for me: I prefer the movie. Continua...Nascondi
"All the while it's Austen writing the really dangerous books. [...] Books that people really do believe, even hundreds of years later. How virtue will be recognised and rewarded. How love will prevail. How life is a romance."