Edgar and Emma

by Robert Rodi | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1539550052 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingRNAiwing of New York City, New York USA on 11/28/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingRNAiwing from New York City, New York USA on Thursday, November 28, 2019
As a teenager, Jane Austen wrote "Edgar and Emma"-a withering satire on sentimental novels running four uproarious pages. Now Robert Rodi has taken the brief text of this early story and expanded it into a full-length novel in the mature Austen style. Here you'll find all the hallmarks of Austen's immortal masterworks: a witty heroine, a hesitant hero, a romantic rival, a charismatic cad, several indefatigable talkers, a shattering crisis, shocking secrets revealed, and moments of the highest hilarity. You'll also find some character types new to the extended Austensphere, including a firebrand preacher, a pair of ardent dog lovers, and a sardonic Oxford don. It's a brilliantly witty homage to a beloved novelist's oeuvre, by the acclaimed author of "Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiff, the Simps, the Snobs and the Saps." (summary taken from Goodreads.com)

This is a copy signed by the author, Robert Rodi.

I enjoyed this book very much; it was sort of predictable, but nevertheless, I love the Austen style and the silliness running throughout the novel.

Journal Entry 2 by wingRNAiwing at True Blue, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- Grenada on Thursday, November 28, 2019

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Journal Entry 3 by C_ at Krakow, Małopolskie Poland on Saturday, February 29, 2020
Thank you so much for the book! I’m interested to see how the Austen concept will be brought to life by a modern author!

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