Book Review

My Top 5 Austen Adaptations

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Reblog from

the orang-utan librarian

I’ve been in a really romance-y mood lately… which has led me down an Austen adaptation rabbithole. Watching and rewatching a crazy amount of these has got me thinking about which ones are my favourites and I thought it would be fun to share them with you lovely people. Quick note: it’ll be glaringly obvious to fans that Mansfield Park is missing- that’s not cos there aren’t any good versions, it’s cos (as is no secret) I’ve never liked the story. Now that’s out of the way, onto the list!

BBC Pride and Prejudice- to my mind, this is THE BEST adaptation of anything, ever! Yes, this is my completely biased view 😉 I tend to rewatch this every. year. (thank you Beebs for including this in your boxsets!) This is, in every sense of the word, PERFECTION. The acting, the first class writing lifted from the book…

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Book Review

A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming Aaron Elkins Thomas & Mercer, Aug 2018 263 pages, Kindle ARC Also in paperback, audiobook, and MP3 CD Murder mystery Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐🌙 I liked the cover since I really like maps and old gold frames as they use in museums. It gave me the feeling that the story would… Continue reading A Long Time Coming