A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Reasons Why We Can't Stop Reading Jane Austen

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This book brings together 33 writers, past and present, on just what it is about Jane Austen that continues to delight, amuse, console and provoke us. Here Jay McInerny confesses to serial crushes on most of Austen's heroines, and celebrates her belief in true love. Amy Hecherling reveals how she transformed "Emma" into the hit romantic comedy "Clueless", and Martin Amis muses on "Pride and Prejudice" as a divine comedy of love - and imagines a twenty-page sex scene between Lizzy and Darcy. Susanna Clarke shows how ...

A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Reasons Why We Can't Stop Reading Jane Austen 2011, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846144592

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Reasons Why We Can't Stop Reading Jane Austen 2010, Particular Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781846143359

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