Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field

by Melissa Nathan | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0060184957 Global Overview for this book
Registered by macewoman of Winston Salem, North Carolina USA on 5/21/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by macewoman from Winston Salem, North Carolina USA on Sunday, May 21, 2006
From Booklist
As the title suggests, this is a modern and witty retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Jasmin Field, a columnist for a woman's magazine, is invited to audition for a charity production of the Austen novel, which is to be directed by the Oscar-winning actor Harry Noble. Jasmin sees this as fodder for her column but is selected for the lead role of Lizzie Bennet instead, even though the haughty Noble calls her "the ugly sister" after her beautiful sister, George, an actual actress, also auditions. Soon the lives and interactions of the cast members begin to resemble the characters they portray. Everyone swoons over the famous Noble except for Jasmin, who considers him an aloof, unfeeling egotist, which is his cue for becoming besotted with her. All the elements of the original story are here, cleverly molded to fit modern characters and situations involving career women and the contemporary arena for scandals: the tabloids. Nathan succeeds admirably in paying homage to a classic with her delightful tale. Patty Engelmann
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Journal Entry 2 by Morgail from Louisville, Kentucky USA on Saturday, September 23, 2006
Pulled from ILuv2Read's chick lit bookbox.

Journal Entry 3 by Morgail from Louisville, Kentucky USA on Monday, February 04, 2008
This was a fun read. The story is about actors in a play of Pride and Prejudice, and the characters' "real" lives closely parallel the lives of characters in Pride and Prejudice.

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Journal Entry 5 by elizardbreath from Bella Vista, Arkansas USA on Monday, May 12, 2008
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Journal Entry 6 by elizardbreath at Pendleton Book Company in Pendleton, Oregon USA on Thursday, December 17, 2009

Released 9 yrs ago (12/16/2009 UTC) at Pendleton Book Company in Pendleton, Oregon USA



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