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When Elizabeth Bennet first met Mr. Darcy, she found him proud, distant, and rude—despite the other ladies' admiration of his estate in. Darcy. Darcy's Story Janet Aylmer. Nenhuma oferta encontrada. ISBN ISBN Ano: / Páginas: Idioma: inglês. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. What is it about Fitzwilliam Darcy? Two hundred years after he captivated Elizabeth Bennett, readers still can't seem to get their.

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Views Read Edit View history. Languages Add links. This page was last edited on 9 October , at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. First edition cover. This article about a European novel is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Austen purists may struggle with contemporary authors serializing Pride and Prejudice or the other novels , but I think that if the author does his or her research and tells a solid story, these sequels can find success and have a place in the literary world.

Take my poll at the end of this review and tell me how you feel about serializing classics! Marsha Altman is one such author, creating a realistic continuation of Pride and Prejudice while seamlessly incorporating new characters without detracting from the original story. The novel follows Darcy and Elizabeth as they travel to the Continent, Italy specifically, in an effort to save the reputation of yet another Bennet sister.

Along the way, Darcy comes to learn several shocking things about his father and the Darcy family. Told in the third-person omniscient, we can see into the minds of the majority of characters and it gives the story greater depth and authenticity. Austen herself also wrote in this narrative style. I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and have plans to read the first book shortly.

Thanks to Danielle at Sourcebooks for this review copy! You can read my review of that one here. I really enjoyed this entertaining story. Humans are flawed after all, and thinking back on their described behaviors, it makes sense.

What better way to hide your mistakes than being holier than thou? Austen wrote these characters true to her own time and social conventions and Altman modernizes them a bit, yet keeping the original intent. I love picturing Mr. Darcy chasing his son around, like real parents do.

Darcy and Elizabeth speak openly and honestly to each other, like most married couples do or at least try to. As far as the secondary charaters go, the Bingleys and the Maddoxes had their own little adventures in this story. Altman has made Caroline Maddox nee Bingley a very likable character. So much so, that one can see a little past her treatment of the Bennetts in the original.

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You could say that Caroline has been humbled by her own experience with love and marriage. She gets it now. Overall this was a delightful book. I totally enjoyed it. I can see myself reading these books again in the future. Elizabeth has miscarried.

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She and Darcy are devastated but they have their son, Geoffrey, who is very much like his father, and they are assured that there will be more children. Jane and Bingley live nearby and the visits are frequent. Elizabeth begins to come out of her depression.

Even Mrs. Then a mysterious letter comes from Mary Bennet who has been studying in Paris, asking Jane to come to her in Brighton.

Jane, of course, asks Elizabeth to come with her. But then Mary shows up and breaks her bad news. Someone must take charge and we all know that someone will be Darcy. Also, it seems from Mrs. Many sequels to Pride and Prejudice move us beyond the wedding, Altman manages to do so by adding additional characters and by allowing the characters to grow and change in accordance with the events that have happened to them since the wedding.

Kitty and Georgiana have become friends with the result that Kitty is more calm and responsible and Georgiana is less shy.

Caroline Bingley has found happiness with Dr. Maddox and lives in London. This story, while about Mary, has Mary only as the driving force of the plot and mostly off the page. They make some new friends and find some unexpected allies and family along the way. There are also some moments of extreme poignancy that actually brought tears to my eyes even on rereading the book a second and then a third time. Altman manages to stay true to the original characters, tell a whopping good story, make us laugh and cry in all the right places, and make us want to read it again and again.

Try falling in love with a woman who despises you. As with its predecessor, one has to be willing to set aside the real Jane Austen and let the author take the reader on a wild ride. And, truly, The Plight of the Darcy Brothers is just that. In this installment, pious Mary finds herself in a heap of trouble.

Darcy and Elizabeth set out for the continent in order to help her "to clear her reputation", it says on the book cover. Darcy discovers that his father kept a terrible secret from him and Georgiana.

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Actually, two secrets. With the addition of Mary and Mr. Bennet, the house is bursting with activity. Daniel Maddox, finds himself in the midst of a bit of a royal mess, literally, as he treats a wounded man in a brothel and then discovers the true identity of the man he treated. I can see why the cover blurb is a little bit vague.

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The author has written notes on the historical inaccuracies contained in the two books at the end. Like her first book, Altman managed to inject a fair amount of wit and humor. It was never published because it was written by a 4th-grader. I thought my aliens were really cute, though. Many thanks to Danielle of Sourcebooks for this advanced reader! I was very happy to find that this novel does both. I began reading with extremely high expectations. I loved The Darcys and the Bingleys and could not wait for more.

I loved the humor and wit of the first book and was expecting the same of the second. He is such a little scamp and he runs Darcy ragged.

He is adorable. This sequel also adds more drama in the form of a foolish decision made by Mary Bennet. I know! Mary Bennet! Shocked me too. I love Mary and, trust me, I never anticipated her making a Lydia-style folly but Altman was convincing in Lydiafying my innocent Mary Bennet.

I would have loved to see a more typical happy ending for Mary in this one. I have always wanted her to find someone to love her and I suppose she did, in a way. She, for some reason, is my favorite character apart from Lizzy and Darcy. I suppose I identify with her. The canon and new non-canon characters were treated well by Altman. Gregoire was an amazing addition to the Jane Austen group of characters.

I was quite unsure as to how a monk would work in relation to Darcy but he did have a great chemistry with Darcy and Elizabeth and I loved watching them travel together. I loved watching Darcy take care of and worry over Gregoire when he learned that he was fasting and flagellating himself. He takes us from whorehouses to the Prince Regent himself. He also shows us the realities of childbirth before advanced medicine made it safer.

Even Wickham is treated well. He gains a bit of humanity. This is an excellent sequel.

I will read any Jane Austen sequels that Marsha Altman writes. This goes on the shelf with my favorites. Fitzwilliam Darcy is settling into a comfortable life with his wife, Elizabeth, and their toddler, Geoffrey, when he is called upon to save another Bennet girl. Mary Bennet has returned from the Continent, pregnant and alone. This tale is so beautifully written with the same subtlety and intriguing plots, that fans of the incomparable Jane Austen might mistake it for a Jane Austen novel.

The change of scenery as the story takes us to the Continent is very enjoyable, and while Pemberley is often described as a beautiful estate, I found it very refreshing to have the majority of the story take place in a new setting. They fit that well into the storyline. One of my favourite characters was little Geoffrey, the fun-loving toddler of Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy. He is always full of energy, and with a new prank on his mind.

Georgie had been most amused at the concept and had gotten it all over the top half of her body before Nurse returned… Georgie had gotten her revenge the next day by adding ink to the bucket of water to be dumped on Geoffrey in his tub.

Overall I must say I really enjoyed this book. As a long-time fan of Darcy and Elizabeth, the touching, romantic moments between them, had me reaching for the tissues, and the funny moments, amongst the children, had me holding my side from laughing so hard. The Plight of the Darcy Brothers is available August 1, from bookstores everywhere.

I am happy to report that this book was delightful as well. The story picks up not terribly long after the previous book ends, and it starts on a sobering note for Darcy, Elizabeth, and readers: Elizabeth has miscarried for a second time.

Together, the Darcys go off to the Continent to avert social disaster for, of all people, Mary Bennet, but on the way, they discover an even bigger scandal in the Darcy family tree.And you may have trouble guessing just who that sister is.

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I should have ripped it to shreds. Maybe Altman really likes to see Elizabeth play nurse?!

Collins directly in Aylmer's novel, preventing the reader from enjoying another opportunity to laugh at the man's boorish behavior. If there were a prize for awkward exposition, this book would win every year.

Who could Aylmer's story is one of the most straighforward retellings of the original Pride and Prejudice from Fitz Darcy's viewpoint. George and Lady Anne Darcy had had little in common with their sister in Kent, save considerable wealth and position. Good book, good book. Collins holds in such inflated regard, can't find him anything other than annoying, but Aylmer missed her chance to use Collins as an instrument of Darcy's awakening to his own snobbery.