Letters from Pemberley

by Jane Dawkins | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1893337006 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingLeseschafwing of Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on 9/28/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by wingLeseschafwing from Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, September 28, 2008
The First Year: A Continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Something for Austen addicted ;-)

Rochester74 Gießen, Hessen
urfin Berlin (D)
BerlinBookworm Berlin
tourvel Alsdorf, NRW (D)
Brujula Belfort, France (EU)
chich Perpignan, France (i)
Martjxox Perugia, Italy (EU)
nevesottile Cava de' Tirreni, Italy
iliotropio Brussels, B (i)
greeneyemoony Mönchengladbach
Smurphie Banchory, UK (i)
AgnesXNitt Godmanchester, UK (EU)
Vekiki London, UK (i)
Alectoness Wimbledon, UK (i)
elizardbreath Pilot Rock, USA (i)
briz-cowgirl Brisbane, Aus (i)
Wandering-B Tai Po, Hongkong (i)

Released 12 yrs ago (10/1/2008 UTC) at -- Per Post geschickt / Persönlich weitergegeben --, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany



Travelling ...

Journal Entry 3 by wingRochester74wing from Gießen, Hessen Germany on Saturday, October 04, 2008
Das Buch ist wohlbehalten angekommen. Heute morgen habe ich gerade ein anderes Ringbuch beendet, also werde ich wohl noch dieses Wochenende anfangen zu lesen.

The book arrived safly and I will start to read tomorrow.

P.S. Leseschaf, Du hast ja schicke Aufkleber!!

Journal Entry 4 by wingRochester74wing from Gießen, Hessen Germany on Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Natürlich mußte ich dieses Buch lesen und ich versuchte es mit wenig Erwartungen zu tun.
Die Briefe sind einfach nicht so emotional und nicht annähernd so hervorragend wie die Dialoge aus 'Stolz und Vorurteil'. Trotzdem mußte ich natürlich wissen, wie es möglicherweise weitergegangen wäre. Überraschende Handlungen gibt es nicht und das Auftreten von andere Romanfiguren aus Austens Büchern kommt mir einerseits albern vor, andererseits macht es den Eindruck, als ob die Autorin alles in ein kleines Buch packen wollte.

Trotz der Kritik habe ich das Buch natürlich sehr schnell gelesen, da die Figuren mir ja bekannt und sehr ans Herz gewachsen sind.

Of course I had to read this book, but I tried to have little expactations. Reading letters from Elizabeth is less entertaining, than conversations between Lizzy and Darcy. There are no high emotions in this book. And the apperance of characters of the other novels is wired. It seems the author wanted to put too much into one book.
But still, I love all the characters of 'Pride and Prejudice' and so I enjoyed reading this.

The book will be send to urfin tomorrow.

Journal Entry 5 by wingUrfinwing from Wolfsburg, Niedersachsen Germany on Tuesday, October 14, 2008
I found the book in my mailbox on Saturday when leaving for a long weekend :o) so it came along, and I finished it before returning home. It was entertaining enough but, similarly to Rochester74, I felt that Lizzy would be much more open to Jane, and write about more than just organisational issues... There was one pragraph that made me cry, a little, not more.
Still, I had not read anything Austen for some month, and I'd like to follow these letters further... Is there a 2nd year, perhaps?

Journal Entry 6 by wingUrfinwing at Tiergarten, Berlin Germany on Saturday, November 22, 2008

Released 12 yrs ago (11/22/2008 UTC) at Tiergarten, Berlin Germany



The book finally continues its travel :o)
Today, I put it in BerlinBookworms mailbox. Enjoy the read!

Journal Entry 7 by BerlinBookworm from Washington, District of Columbia USA on Sunday, November 23, 2008
Got it yesterday as personal delivery while I was sleeping ... I've already started to browse through it a little. It sounds very promising! Thanks for the ring and for the personal delivery!

Journal Entry 8 by BerlinBookworm at Tiergarten, Berlin Germany on Friday, December 12, 2008

Released 12 yrs ago (12/13/2008 UTC) at Tiergarten, Berlin Germany



I really enjoyed this book! It's one of these good-mood-books that you just can't stop reading. I can't wait to read the sequel. Urfin - are you making it a ring? I also really want to read the Darcy-side now. The book is going on to tourvel tomorrow. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 9 by wingtourvelwing from Alsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Ist bei mir angekommen! Und ich sehe gerade, dass es nach Frankreich weitergehen soll. Habe mir das preislich angeschaut und würde auch direkt schicken. Versteht mich Brujula? Ok, geht ja auch auf Englisch irgendwie :-)


Habe das Buch vor zwei Tagen beendet und fand es ganz nett. Wie schon oben geschrieben, nichts wirklich Überraschendes, aber das fand ich auch gut so. Natürlich kann die Autorin nicht Jane Austen sein und so schreiben, aber ich finde es ist, von den Austen-Versuchen die ich bisher gelesen habe, eins der besseren.

Journal Entry 10 by wingtourvelwing at Belfort, Franche-Comté France on Monday, January 05, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (1/6/2009 UTC) at Belfort, Franche-Comté France



Heute ist mir zuviel Schnee und da ich Dienstag eh raus muss, macht sich das Buch dann auf den Weg nach Frankreich.

Journal Entry 11 by Brujula from Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais France on Tuesday, January 27, 2009
This book arrived safely in my mailbox this morning!
Thank you for the nice postcard of Aachen Rathaus! I was there 10 days ago and had lunch at Die Post (and you can see it on the right side of the Rathaus in the postcard! :-) )

Journal Entry 12 by Brujula from Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais France on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
I've really enjoyed reading these Letters from Pemberley. The atmosphere of Austen's novel, as well as the characters are well imitated, and one would just like to go on reading on and on.
Thank you for sharing this!

Journal Entry 13 by Brujula at on Friday, April 17, 2009

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mailed to the next reader

Journal Entry 14 by chich from Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears/Islas Baleares Spain on Saturday, May 02, 2009
Image hosting by Photobucket Book received today, thanks for passing it on Brujula!

Thanks for for starting this ring Leseschaf, I can't wait to start reading!

Journal Entry 15 by chich from Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears/Islas Baleares Spain on Thursday, May 07, 2009
Ok, so I first read P&P when I was about 13 and the book hasn't left me since (it's still on my bedside table as I am writing this). I've read it countless times and know most of it by heart. In short, I'm addicted;o) Anyway, I tried not to have high expectations before I started reading this book and really did my best to like it but I'm afraid I didn't... I just found it boring! And as Rochester74 pointed out, the book just lacks emotion.

Thanks for sharing anyway Lesechaf!

I've already PMed Martjxox for his/her address and will forward the book ASAP.

Journal Entry 16 by chich from Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears/Islas Baleares Spain on Saturday, May 09, 2009
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Book sent to Martjxox today, enjoy!

Journal Entry 17 by Martjxox from Perugia, Umbria Italy on Saturday, May 23, 2009
got it! thank you! already reading it!

Journal Entry 18 by wingLeseschafwing at Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, February 05, 2012
Seems to be lost travelling on

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