Mr. Darcy's Diary

Mr. Darcy's Diary

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Monday 9th September
"I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again. ..."

The only place Darcy could share his innermost feelings was in the private pages of his diary...

Torn between his sense of duty to his family nameand his growing passion for Elizabeth Bennet, all he can do is struggle not to fall in love.

Mr. Darcy's Diary presents the story of the unlikely courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy from Darcy's point of view. This graceful imagining and sequel to Pride and Prejudice explains Darcy's moodiness and the difficulties of his reluctant relationship as he struggles to avoid falling in love with Miss Bennet. Though seemingly stiff and stubbornat times, Darcy's words prove him also to be quite devoted and endearing - qualities that eventually win over Miss Bennet's heart. This continuation of a classic romantic novel is charming and elegant, much like Darcy himself.

Pride and Prejudice has inspired a large number of modern day sequels, the most successful of which focus on the rich, proud Mr. Darcy.

What readers and reviewers are saying about Mr. Darcy's Diary :

"A delicious treat for all Austen addicts."

"Amanda Grange knows her subject... I ended up reading the entire book in one sitting ."

"Brilliant, you could almost hear Darcy's voice...I was so sad when it came to an end . I loved the visions she gave us of their married life."

"Amanda Grange has perfectly captured all ofJane Austen's clever wit and social observations to make Mr. Darcy's Diary a must read for any fan ."

" Absolutely fascinating. Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy's skin and retells the story, in diary form, with great feeling and sensitivity." - Historical Novel Society

"Written with charm, elegance and style, Amanda Grange's excellent retelling of Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy's Diary, will make you fall in love with Fitzwilliam Darcy once again !" - Single Titles

"Mr. Darcy's Diary is an enjoyable journey into the mind of one of the most popular characters in literary histor y...a gift to a new generation of Darcy fans and a treat for existing fans as well." -Austenblog

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, 2007.
ISBN: 9781402208768
1402208766
Characteristics: 329 p. ; 20 cm.

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burritoofradness
Apr 11, 2013

This re-telling of Pride and Prejudice is absolutely brilliant. I loved it! The overall flavor and readability seems genuine. To me, it feels like something Jane Austen would have been proud of.

crystal_dark Oct 06, 2011

This is a very well written re-telling of Pride and Prejudice that makes you want to keep reading and not put the book down until you are done. If you don't love Mr. Darcy before you read this re-telling you will by the end and if you do love him already you will love him even more!

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vitareader
Sep 28, 2010

A good rendering of what Austen's Mr. Darcy was thinking during his time with Elizabeth Bennett and while away from her. It is the best take on it I have read so far.

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crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew it had begun.”

crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

“If we all spoke the truth there would be a great deal of unhappiness in the world, and particularly at such a time. Some things are better left unsaid.”

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