The Darcys & the Bingleys: Pride and Prejudice continues

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Sep 1, 2008 - Fiction - 432 pages
25 Reviews
A Tale of Two Gentlemen's Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters

Three days before their double wedding, Charles Bingley is desperate to have a word with his dear friend Fitzwilliam Darcy, seeking advice of a most delicate nature. Bingley is shocked when Darcy gives him a copy of an ancient, illustrated book of sensual secrets-but it does tell him everything he needs to know.

Eventually, of course, Jane finds this remarkable volume and in utmost secrecy shows it to her dear sister Elizabeth, who goes searching for a copy in the Pemberley library...

By turns hilarious and sweet, The Darcys & the Bingleys follows the two couples and the cast of characters surrounding them. Miss Caroline Bingley, it turns out, has such good reasons for being the way she is that the reader can't help but hold her in charity. Delightfully, she makes a most eligible match, and in spite of Darcy's abhorrence of being asked for advice, he and Bingley have a most enduring and adventure-prone friendship.
  

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Better luck (and writing) next time. - Goodreads
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As a parody, it doesn't disappoint. - Goodreads

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User Review  - alsocass - LibraryThing

The characters in this book were so cardboard, almost every character had an identical personality. I felt like I was reading a book written for children. Rather than get to know and understand the ... Read full review

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User Review  - aharey - LibraryThing

This was a Nook freebie. I liked the idea of continuing the stories of the Bennet sisters and the writing was good. However, it just seemed boring in comparison to Pride and Prejudice. The characters were okay, but lacked the spark and spirit of the original novel. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Marsha Altman is an historian, and is an expert on Jane Austen sequels, having read nearly every single one that's been written. She has worked in the publishing industry with a literary agency and is writing a series continuing the story of the Darcys and the Bingleys. She lives in New York.

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