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Pride and Prejudice Tote Bag and other Austen-merc favourites

I couldn’t resist buying this bag (yes, I’m a terrible spend thrift when it comes to Austen merchandise). I saw it on the rack in Kinokuniya, in The Galeries, Sydney and just had to pick it up. For (AU)$17.95 I thought it was a great buy, and especially needed at the time as I’d just bought several books and one of my grocery bags was splitting.

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Top Ten Pride and Prejudice Book Covers

 Because, although we shouldn’t, we all do judge a book by its cover… so I decided to do a “Top Ten” of the best Pride and Prejudice book covers I could find.  Some of them (including the favourite) I have seen in book stores, whereas others I have only had the pleasure on the internet.   Choosing the perfect cover is a bit of an important exercise for your favourite book, and it can change the entire way you perceive a novel.  Myself- I have at least four copies, I’d say.  One is the boring orange-and-white penguin book, that was only about $10 and therefore I justified another copy.  Continue reading

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