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Jan 07, 2012 Staci rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Why I wanted to listen to it: I decided to give audio a try this year and so I signed up for Audible.com. I was trying to decide which book to listen to first when I realized that I could probably listen to Emma faster than reading it and that is why I chose to listen to this one.
Listening to Austen's book was very challenging! I found myself occasionally getting lost with all of the different characters and with the wording. A couple of times I had to get out my hard copy ...more
I must have read this book at least half a dozen times in the last 25 years, and I still love it. And I still can't read the Box Hill scene without cringing. I must say, though, that I am beginning to doubt Emma's and Mr. Knightley's long-term prospects. He is always correcting her -- isn't that going to drive her crazy after a while? And he is far too old for her.
May 26, 2010 Deedee marked it as to-read
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