Flashback Friday – Pugs, Jane Austen, political conspiracy and mass murder

This post was originally posted on July 19, 2010Versailles and More's Catherine Delors shares, "Fans of Jane Austen will remember Lady Bertram in Mansfield Park sitting on her sofa with her pug by her side. “The next time Pug has a litter you shall have a puppy,” she tells her niece Fanny. Lady Bertram can … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Pugs, Jane Austen, political conspiracy and mass murder

It’s Monday! What are you reading? Mansfield Park Revisited

Title: Mansfield Revisited Author: Joan AikenPublication Date: October 3, 2008Synopsis: In Aiken's sequel to Jane Austen's complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny's younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram's new companion. Surrounded by the familiar cast of characters from Jane Austen's original, and joined by … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? Mansfield Park Revisited

It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Mansfield Park

Title: Mansfield ParkAuthor: Jane AustenPublication Date: July 1814Synopsis: Taken from the poverty of her parents' home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with only her cousin Edmund as an ally. When Fanny's uncle is absent in Antigua, Mary Crawford and her brother Henry arrive … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Mansfield Park