The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCullough
The story begins as the neglected Bennet sister is released from the stultifying duty of caring for her insufferable mother.Around the beginning of May I will set out on my journey of investigation. Dawn Undercover To take established characters out of a classic novel and twist and distort them beyond recognition, as she does, for no good reason ( except commercial ones) is unworthy of anyone who presumes to call themselves a writer.She treats the world Austen created a little like Dickens would have, had he written Pride and Prejudice. The author completely rewrites the personalities of all the major characters so that they only resemble the original characters of Pride and Prejudice in name alone.
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet: McCullough, Colleen
But books that supposedly continue the stories of Austen are unnecessary.Most importantly, she really brings Mary alive - poor Mary, the neglected and despised sister - who loses her narrow-mindedness but not her way with words. Wayfarer The attention-grabbers are Lizzy, whose sarcasm has begun to pall on Darcy, incorrigible harpy Caroline and, unexpectedly, self-appointed avenging angel Ned, who could anchor his own Georgian-era noir novel.So you can just imagine what I felt reading these thoughts from Darcy, early in the book: Darcy got up, frowning, to stand for a moment with his eyes riveted sightlessly on the leatherbound rows of his parliamentary Hansards. Yet, with the shadowy and mysterious figure of Darcys right-hand man, Ned Skinner, lurking at every corner, it is clear that all is not what it seems at idyllic Pemberley.
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I urge those people not to judge by this very poor book!In fact, I stopped reading it numerous times and then had to will myself to go back to it. But as a sequel to Pride and Prejudice it is so mean-spirited, so completely at odds with the original work in both tone and characterization, that it absolutely did not work for me.But what about their sister Mary? I felt sad for Lizzy, but I also felt sad for Fitz, and especially for their kids, and for Lydia and Jane and everyone, really.I loved that Mary became the star of the story and the portrayal of how the various marriages evolved.
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When not recounting ideas within their own heads, the characters interact in the dullest of dull discourse. Meanwhile, the other dearly loved characters of Pride and Prejudice fret about the missing Mary while they contend with difficulties of their own.Wilde, forgetting that it was not polite for new acquaintances to contract words. Unter der Drachenwand Yes you read that right. Finding Jake Her violet eyes and perfect figure bewitch the eligible men in the neighborhood, but though her family urges her to marry, romance and frippery hold no attraction.Only Kitty unexpectedly hits pay dirt and marries an elderly peer who promptly dies and leaves her a pile of dough and social clout.
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What can be said about a book that has nothing to recommend it? The story begins as the neglected Bennet sister is released from the stultifying duty of caring for her insufferable mother.Services are fully optimized for all platforms - iOS, Android and PC. Die erste Liebe (nach 19 vergeblichen Versuchen) They are two positive allies for Mary and her cause of independence and come to her aid more than once. Der Spion, der aus der Kälte kam / George Smiley Bd.3 Along the way, she is abused, robbed and imprisoned by the prophet of a cave-dwelling cult.Watching the sunset from her usual seat in the bay window, Mary felt a twisting of her heart at its blue-gold glory, soon to be a memory banked inside the echoing spaces of her mind.