By Rebecca Ann Collins
Foreign bestselling writer of the Pemberley Chronicles sequence explores the loved characters of Jane Austen's experience and Sensibility. Acclaimed for historic accuracy and emulation of Jane Austen's voice in addition to the intensity of her depictions of the complicated and evolving society of the day-especially what existence was once like for women-Collins imagines 3 sisters facing what occurs while a lively woman grows right into a scandal-prone younger woman who defies society's ideas and needs to then pay the implications
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The Graf Stubendorf was known in Germany as a poet and aesthete, and also as one of the Kaiser’s intimates. He was a large man, stoutish and pasty, with a soft brown beard and gracious smile. Of course that may have been an accident; or it may have been because their Kaiser had prescribed the proper concerns of women—kitchen, children, and church—listed presumably in order of importance. Kurt’s father had arranged it with the Oberforstmeister, an important personage in a green uniform with silver braid; he furnished them a Jäger, who would carry a rifle for their protection.
So in the end everything became all right again; storm clouds blew over, and tears were dried, and Beauty was beautiful as she was meant to be. Der junge Herr danced with delight and carried the letter around in his pocket for days; the Frau Budd replied on fashionable notepaper that she was pleased to accept the kind invitation on behalf of her son. In a nice new traveling suit, and with a heavy overcoat and a French copy of Sienkiewicz’s With Fire and Sword, Lanny was ready for an expedition to the North Pole.
Now and then she would “fall for” something that was especially praised, and these hung as showpieces in the home. These canvases were becoming so valuable that Beauty was talking about having them insured, but it cost so much that she kept putting it off. VII There was, of course, a limit to the amount of time that a specialist in the art of painting cared to devote to exchanging ideas with a youngster; so presently the conversation lagged again. ” he inquired. Lanny handed him the volume, and he smiled one of those twisted smiles.
Expectations of Happiness: A Companion Volume to Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility by Rebecca Ann Collins