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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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Sep 25, 2010

it was ok
Read from December 31, 2012 to January 12, 2016

I love all the adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, the story and Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy, Jane and Mr. Bingley but reading the novel was an exercise in patience and persistence.

The writing was so dull and lifeless - all tell and no show - that it was exhausting to read.

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Reading Progress

12/31/2012 "Attempting my first Jane Austen. Let's see how it goes."
01/01/2013 page 32
9.0% "This is very slow-going. Not because of the book itself but because I'm not used to this type of English."
08/24/2015 marked as: currently-reading
01/01/2016 page 167
51.0% "The writing makes it so exhausting to read. So much tell and no show."
01/11/2016 page 300
92.0% "Hopefully I'll be done with this by tomorrow. I want to read something else."
01/12/2016 marked as: read
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