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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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!
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