Desire and Duty

Desire and Duty

A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Book - 1997
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Publisher: Denver, Colo. : Revive Pub., c1997.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780965429900
0965429903
Characteristics: 286 pages ;,23 cm.

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WendyGD
Feb 20, 2012

I love Pride and Prejudice and the many books that continue and/or adapt the story. I couldn't get past the second chapter of this book, though. The dialog was so stilted! I simply could not get involved in the story because I was distracted by the poor writing.

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DeanneDiy
Apr 14, 2011

Desire and Duty was set after the end of Pride and Prejudice when Elizabeth and Darcy returned to Darcy's home in Devonshire , This story concentrates more on Darcy's younger sister Georgiana.

Over all it was an OK read and a nice attempt to continue the classic Pride and Prejudice

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tardis
Sep 28, 2009

Hooray for the library - I can give this one back and never see it again. I think it's so appropriate that the call# for this is BAD.

Terrible, stilted writing, laughable dialogue, a dull and predictable plot, AND heavy-handed religious moralizing that would never have passed Jane Austen's pen. I felt throughout that the authors were trying to put across their own religious agenda. The characters were not true to P&P and the book had absolutely none of Austen's wit and sparkle. I finished it, but I will never touch a book by these authors again.

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