The Netflix Persuasion is Not for Jane Austen Fans

Persuasion

Before I watched the new Netflix adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, I decided to treat myself and reread the novel.   I won’t say that this was exactly a mistake. It’s never a mistake to reread Jane Austen! But it may not have been the best way to approach director Carrie Cracknell’s cheerful, Hollywood rom-comized … Read more

20 Books to Read if You Love Pride and Prejudice

Bandung, Indonesia - 28th January 2015: Leisure Activity with Tea and Book, Pride and Prejudice from Jane Austen.

Have you just finished this classic novel by Jane Austen? Or perhaps you are in love with the movie and looking for your next best read that compares with this beautiful love story. There are so many books like Pride and Prejudice that can give you the fun love stories that you are looking for! … Read more

Every Jane Austen Movie Adaptation, Ranked

Persuasion

Although she was not particularly well known during her lifetime, British novelist Jane Austen has become one of English literature’s most acclaimed writers. Working during the Regency era from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century, her novels slyly critiqued and satirized British society at the time while also … Read more