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Anna Elliott

Autor(a) de Georgiana Darcy's Diary

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Obras de Anna Elliott

Georgiana Darcy's Diary (2011) 391 cópias, 27 resenhas
Twilight of Avalon (2009) 202 cópias, 15 resenhas
Dawn of Avalon (2010) 132 cópias, 5 resenhas
Pemberley to Waterloo (2012) 105 cópias, 8 resenhas
Susanna and the Spy (2011) 91 cópias, 7 resenhas
Dark Moon of Avalon (2010) 86 cópias, 6 resenhas
Demon Hunter and Baby (2012) 62 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Witch Queen's Secret (2010) 54 cópias, 2 resenhas
Sunrise of Avalon (2011) 44 cópias, 2 resenhas
London Calling (2012) 29 cópias
Remember, Remember (2017) 26 cópias, 5 resenhas
Kitty Bennet's Diary (2014) 23 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Jubilee Problem (2017) 23 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Return of the Ripper (2018) 20 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Crown Jewel Mystery (2017) 19 cópias, 3 resenhas
All Regency Collection (6-in-1) (2015) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias, 4 resenhas
Watson on the Orient Express (2020) 13 cópias, 3 resenhas
Margaret Dashwood's Diary (2013) 10 cópias
Death at the Diogenes Club (2017) 10 cópias, 2 resenhas
Christmas at Baskerville Hall (2019) 10 cópias, 4 resenhas
Die Again, Mr. Holmes (2019) 7 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Clown on the High Wire (2019) 6 cópias, 2 resenhas
Guarded Ground (2021) 5 cópias, 1 resenha
The Curse of Cleopatra's Needle (2020) 5 cópias, 2 resenhas
Christmas on the Nile (2020) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Coded Blue Envelope (2020) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Body in the Bookseller's (2020) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Cobra in the Monkey Cage (2019) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Vanishing Medium (2019) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
Flynn's Christmas (2018) 4 cópias, 2 resenhas
A Fancy Dress Death (2019) 4 cópias, 1 resenha
Five Pink Ladies (2020) 3 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Cornwall Mermaid 3 cópias, 1 resenha
The Solitary Witness (2020) 3 cópias, 2 resenhas
Kidnapped at the Tower 3 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Sons of Helios (2019) 3 cópias, 2 resenhas
Murder at the Royal Observatory (2021) 2 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Loch Ness Horror (2022) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Missing Mariner (2021) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Adair Murders 2 cópias, 1 resenha
Safe You Sleep 2 cópias, 2 resenhas
Watch and Ward (2022) 2 cópias, 2 resenhas
Galahad's Castle (2022) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
Holmes Picks a Winner (2021) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
Powder Island (2021) 2 cópias, 2 resenhas
Holmes Takes a Holiday (2021) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Bloomsbury Guru (2021) 1 exemplar(es), 1 resenha
Hidden Harm (2022) 1 exemplar(es), 1 resenha

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I really love Anna Elliott's Jane Austen chronicles. The first two volumes followed a character from Pride and Prejudice - Georgiana, the younger sister of the formidable Fitzwilliam Darcy, who married Lizzy Bennet. This third volume is the diary of Catherine "Kitty" Bennet, the youngest of the five sisters, as she works to find a suitor for her bookish sister Mary, and in so doing finds the perfect man for herself.

This third volume is definitely my favourite of the Pride and Prejudice chronicles. I really liked the lively, headstrong, not-always-polite Kitty, enjoyed watching her run headlong into trouble not suited for Regency gentlewomen, and warmed at her love for her family. Her budding romance with a clergyman sizzled with chemisty without the characters exchanging as much as a kiss.

And there's another volume! A Sense and Sensibility follow-up that focuses on Margaret, the youngest of the three Dashwood sisters! I can't wait to read it.

These books are so obviously written with love for the original book, and present interesting and diverting stories and characters. I read this volume, Kitty Bennet's Diary in one day because I couldn't put it down. If you're a Jane Austen fan I wholeheartedly recommend this series.
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ahef1963 | outras 2 resenhas | May 5, 2024 |
I've now read both volumes of Georgiana Darcy's diary this week, and I found them sweet, and loving, and faithful to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Georgiana Darcy is the much-younger sister of Fitzwilliam Darcy, he of the haughty demeanour who eventually marries Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. She is a very minor character in Austen's novels, but is brought to vivid life by author Anne Elliott in a series of diaries. In the first diary, the young heroine seeks to be loved by the man of her dreams, a soldier and all-round decent guy; in the second installment Georgiana, now engaged to Mr. Right, follows him to Belgium while he fights at Waterloo. I really enjoyed the tender, determined, feisty character of Darcy's younger sister, and thanked Elliott for making her not just a googly-eyed Regency heroine, but a woman with a mind of her own, with intelligence and fortitude and a heart of gold.

It was also lovely to revisit Darcy and Elizabeth. Elizabeth is just about to have/has her first child in the novel. Elizabeth is just fine, healthy baby, healthy mama, but Elliott does posit the risk of Elizabeth dying in childbirth, as in the 19th century women often did die in childbed, and their babies as well.

There are more of these books out there and I'm going to read all them. Kudos to Anne Elliott for adapting my favourite novel so well.
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ahef1963 | outras 7 resenhas | May 4, 2024 |
1902 London. Lady Whispers aka Eleanor Cavendish, is the sixth murdered victim to be found in Hyde Park in the last week, Inspector Lestrade informs Holmes and Watson. Meanwhile Flynn helps an American female escape two thugs, and she wants to speak to Holmes. But why. Is there a connection between both events.
An entertaining and well-written Edwardian mystery with its very likeable and interesting characters supported by a cast of varied personalities. Another good addition to this enjoyable series.… (mais)
Vesper1931 | Apr 25, 2024 |
Dr Watson is approached by Miss Nightingale, as she has received a letter threatening the life of Dr Elizabeth Martin. As her fund raising gala pproaches she doesn't want anything to disrupt the proceeding, but Dr Martin is already dead. Holmes and the team decide to investigate.
An entertaining and well-written historical mystery with its very likeable main characters. Another enjoyable tale in this series.
Vesper1931 | Feb 1, 2024 |



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