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The Private Diary of Mr. Darcyby Maya Slater
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is a captivating novel of love, pride, passion, and, of course, prejudice. Off-stage events barely mentioned in Jane Austen's ?are revealed, and many surprising new facts come to light, such as Mr. Darcy's proposal of marriage to another young woman. Mr. Darcy writes of his daily life as a society gentleman in Georgian London and of his dangerous friendship with Lord Byron, and he tells the full story of his sister's infatuation with the dastardly Wickham. Most importantly, he describes how he gradually falls in love with Elizabeth Bennet, and, in the process, painfully gains self-knowledge.
Literature's most famous romantic hero opens his diary: it's intimate, dramatic, deeply passionate, and sometimes downright shocking.
Find out Mr. Darcy's secrets in this captivating novel that reveals his entanglements with women, his dangerous friendship with Lord Byron, and, most importantly, his vain struggle to conquer his longing for Elizabeth Bennet.
Literature's most famous romantic hero, Mr. Darcy, opens his diary to disclose a complex, passionate inner world.
Have you ever wondered what Mr. Darcy was really thinking? Find out his secrets in this captivating novel of love, pride, passion, and, of course, prejudice. Mr. Darcy's intimate diary reveals his entanglements with women, his dangerous friendship with Lord Byron, his daily life in Georgian London, his mercurial mood swings calmed only by fisticuffs at Jackson's--and, most importantly, his vain struggle to conquer his longing for Elizabeth Bennet.
About the Author
Maya Slater has written and translated several books on French literature. The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy is her first novel. She is married with two daughters and lives in London.
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