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Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Andrea Lundgren - Goodreads

I would recommend this to Jane Austen fans as well as those of Georgette Heyer. Inchbald combines the strong heroine that Heyer is known for while writing during Austen's time period. (And thus just ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Liz Bernardo - Goodreads

Nope. This book was definitely an educational read, but I never would have read it for pleasure. I really didn't enjoy the story and the characters didn't really actively work to do anything. Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

This book was surprisingly great. I had never heard of Elizabeth Inchbald but this book converted me to her cause. The novel centers around a young girl named Miss Milner, who is very beautiful but ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Nurul - Goodreads

Oh man. This book. I should've seen the irony in the book's title a mile away -- this story is anything but simple. Dry and unmemorable at the beginning, somehow Miss Milner and Dorriforth's passion ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - David - Goodreads

This was a sensational book (in both senses) that I ended up writing a paper on. I presented it at the BWWC in Columbus, in 2011. A priest falling in love, a young woman overcome by books, plenty of ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Valerie Raa - Goodreads

I loved this gothic style novel which I think precedes Austen. However the two part nature can reduce the flow of the barrative, but an excelent novel nonetheless Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Mary-ellen - Goodreads

For all those costume drama lovers out there, this is a salacious read of Austen's era. The melodrama and angst may indeed prove a good tipple to those addicted shades of contemporary monotone as well! Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Jenna M - Goodreads

I find this era of novel a struggle at time, with moralising and dull narration being common, but I nevertheless enjoyed this. The book is split in two parts, the first is about a sassy, witty young ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Helen Kitson - Goodreads

A novel of two parts. The first concerns Miss Milner (we never know her first name) who, upon the death of her father, is placed in the care of a guardian, Mr Dorriforth. She loves him, but he is a ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Story

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Good book, a lot of common 18th century themes. I have to admit, Iw as a bit lost for a while because my copy was missing about 40 pages of important information. Read full review


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