By Amanda Grange
Delight and Prejudice is the preferred romance of all time, and during this relaxing retelling, Amanda Grange permits us to work out the occasions of Jane Austen's recognized novel from Mr Darcy's viewpoint. Scenes simply hinted at within the unique are the following recorded intimately and taken to existence as Darcy writes of his horror at learning his sister's plans to elope with George Wickham, his efforts to split Charles Bingley from pass over Jane Bennet and his disgust at having to rearrange a wedding among George Wickham and pass over Lydia Bennet. yet, such a lot gratifying of all, he discloses his emotions for Elizabeth. Darcy's Diary files the complete tale in their courtship, from preliminary hostility to their eventual love, ahead of revealing a tantalising glimpse in their early married existence.
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It is a matter not of myself but of others, as you will understand quickly. ” The young artist Trudi had been one of the teachers at Freddi’s school in Berlin, and her style was not to be mistaken. If Lanny had been a discreet person, if he had learned thoroughly the lessons which life was apparently trying to teach him, he would have put this little drawing away in a portfolio with other art treasures, including a sketch of himself by Jacovleff and several by John Sargent; as for the letter, he would have torn it into small pieces and sent them down into those sewers of Paris which have been so vividly described in Les Miserables.
Lanny had promised to drive him some forty miles to the fashionable school where Marceline Detaze was a boarder, to bring the girl over for Sunday. He was fond of this eager intelligent youth and ready to do his share in helping along the match which he had suggested when the two babies had made their appearance in a world torn by universal war. Beauty’s daughter had been left fatherless a few months after her birth, and Rick’s son had very nearly become a half-orphan before his eyes saw the light.
If he didn’t think it worth while, he would turn and talk to someone else. Irma thought him one of the best-informed men she had ever met, and sometimes she cited him to her husband as an authority. ” She loved the respectful tenants who always tipped their hats to her if they were men and “bobbed” if they were women. She wished that Lanny could be dignified, instead of bohemian, meeting all sorts of riffraff, rubbing elbows with “radicals” in smoke-filled cafes and letting them argue with and even ridicule him.
Darcy's Diary: Pride and Prejudice Through the Eyes of Mr Darcy by Amanda Grange