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Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn
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I am not a Jane Austen fan nor am I a fan fic reader. Regarding the former, I see her works as highbrow chick lit and as for the latter, I feel like that if you need to write a sequel or something based on someone else's masterpiece, then you simply ...more
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The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
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Beautifully written, lovely story. I am looking forward to her next novel.
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“ABOUT SENTIMENTALITY IN LITERATURE:
"Sentimental fiction is a kind of pablum: Excessive amounts can spoil the appetite for reality, or at least for more fibrous forms of art. One reason, surely, why readers throw down books when they don't contain sufficiently "likable" characters is that their tolerance for any sort of moral challenge - for being asked, say, to sympathize with homeless little boys who are godless and truculent and a bit smelling - has been eroded by too many fairy tales masquerading as adult literature."~ wrote Zoe Heller for Bookends in the Sunday's NY Times Book Review interview”
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