Feb 282010

Nine Enchanting and Brilliant Short Stories

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Purchased

Intimations of Austen, by Jane Greensmith is a delightful and diverting compilation of short stories, what-if scenarios, prequels, etc. about the novels of Jane Austen. This enchanting and diverse mix draws from each of Jane Austen’s major novels and are written with elegance and a keen understanding of her works.

Here is what you will find:

1. Rainbow Around The Moon: (sequel to Persuasion) a short and solemn tale about Captain Wentworth and his daughter.

2. Three Sisters: (prequel to Mansfield Park) an insightful story that shows you how some Austen characters are more closely related than we first thought.

3. The Last Baby: (sequel to Pride and Prejudice) hear Mrs. Bennet’s reflections of her life after her last daughter is married and she and Mr. Bennet are left with an empty nest. (one of my favorites, wonderfully done!!) Continue reading »