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Pride and Prejudice genre confusion

I was in Basement Books, at Central Station (Sydney), this weekend just gone and I came across a bizarre cover of Pride and Prejudice. In actuality, it was a 2-in-1 (with Emma) that presented the book as a thriller through the font emblazoned on the cover with ‘Jane Austen’. This A Wilco Book, ISBN: 9788182522367 ,  is so close to reads from Stephen King and the cover-formula for other thriller-style books that it took me by surprise. I only wish now that I’d bought the copy when I saw it!

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Book Review: Prada & Prejudice

“It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that a teen girl on a class trip to England should be having the time of her life.”- Chapter 1.

This 2009 young adult teenager book by Mandy Hubbard (her first novel) was a pithy two hours maximum read, and yet I was still happily swept up in the designer, fluffy, sugar-filled world of American highschool.  Be warned with this one, if you aren’t young and socially conscious then this should be read in at least that mindset. 

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