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Pride and Prejudice’s 200th anniversary – Australian news roundup

The Pride and Prejudice 200th anniversary was a public holiday in Australia (a day in lieu for the Australia day on the Saturday), and when I came back to work on Tuesday my sub-editor handed me Page 6 and Page 7 of The Sydney Morning Herald’s weekend ‘Spectrum’ (you can see some of it here).

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Weekly Austen P&P News Round-Up

At the beginning of each week, I am going to attempt to do a basic round-up of any Pride and Prejudice news that has been floating around that I have missed/doesn’t constitute a full post.  I’m constantly being sent things from friends, so it only seems fair that I pass them on to you!

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Top things that (almost) ruin Pride and Prejudice

There aren’t many things that deter me from my favourite book.  In fact, I can honestly say that most allusions to it make me fall even more deeply in love with the piece.  But, occasionally, I come across something that puts me in physical (okay maybe mental/emotional/spiritual but oh well) pain.  I’ve collected a few of these examples to express my anguish and to ask you… am I overreacting?  Are these things actually bad, fantasy destroying ventures or am I losing my mind?  Continue reading


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