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Re: OK

April 01, 2013 06:03PM
Yes, I think I get what you mean. Maybe the next chapters will focus more on a heroine - Charlotte, as we can possibly assume?

It might of course also be that JA would have edited the beginning substantially - it has a sort of unfinished feel to it. Even though there is lengthy exposition, we are nevertheless thrown right into the scene, so to speak, whereas in her other novels, we'd get a good impression of some of the most important people before anything really happens, so I wonder if this would have stayed the beginning scene, or if it would have opened with a description of the Heywoods before coming to the accident.

Or maybe JA decided to try something different? Persuasion, the predecessor, was arguably her most "romantic" book, maybe she wanted to go back to the more comedic, almost farcical stuff of her earlier years by focusing less on the romance of her protagonists and more on the setting and, perhaps, the adventures it offered (we'll have to see), as in NA.




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Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 02:26PM

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Carol PApril 03, 2013 03:37PM

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Suzanne OApril 03, 2013 06:28PM

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Mari A.April 03, 2013 07:09PM

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JanRApril 03, 2013 07:14PM

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Debra McApril 04, 2013 05:44PM

Mr. Parker's character

Debra McApril 02, 2013 11:50PM

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Mari A.April 03, 2013 07:43AM

Re: Mr. Parker's character

Suzanne OApril 03, 2013 01:03PM

Maps

JanRApril 02, 2013 06:28PM

Me too!

Debra McApril 02, 2013 11:40PM

Re: Me too!

Mari A.April 03, 2013 12:19PM

Re: Me too!

JanRApril 03, 2013 07:20PM

Regency Bathing Culture

Mari A.April 01, 2013 05:57PM

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Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 06:31PM

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ShemmelleApril 01, 2013 11:45PM

Re: Regency Bathing Culture

JanRApril 02, 2013 06:10PM

Sorry for the delay!

ShemmelleApril 05, 2013 07:53AM

Re: Sorry for the delay!

JanRApril 05, 2013 01:42PM

It does so far...

ShemmelleApril 05, 2013 09:47PM

Re: It does so far...

JanRApril 06, 2013 03:34PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Mari A.April 01, 2013 03:46PM

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Carol PApril 01, 2013 05:07PM

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Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 05:49PM

Who is Gigi Darcy?

LiseApril 01, 2013 05:38PM

Re: Who is Gigi Darcy?

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 05:42PM

Re: Who is Gigi Darcy?

Mari A.April 01, 2013 05:42PM

I'm not interested in vlogs, so I'm only reading because I hadn't read this one yet...

LiseApril 01, 2013 05:47PM

Re: I'm not interested in vlogs, so I'm only reading because I hadn't read this one yet...

Mari A.April 01, 2013 05:52PM

OK :-)

LiseApril 01, 2013 05:55PM

Chiming in

Debra McApril 02, 2013 11:35PM

Re: I'm not interested in vlogs, so I'm only reading because I hadn't read this one yet...

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 05:50PM

Re: I'm not interested in vlogs, so I'm only reading because I hadn't read this one yet...

Carol PApril 01, 2013 05:50PM

OK

LiseApril 01, 2013 05:53PM

Re: OK

Mari A.April 01, 2013 06:03PM

Re: OK

LiseApril 01, 2013 06:15PM

Re: Who is Gigi Darcy?

Carol PApril 01, 2013 05:41PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Mari A.April 01, 2013 05:13PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Carol PApril 01, 2013 05:19PM

Let's agree to keep the LBD talk in separate threads

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 05:45PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 04:50PM

Also

LiseApril 01, 2013 06:00PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Mari A.April 01, 2013 05:05PM

Re: Sanditon Group Read, chapters 1&2

Suzanne OApril 01, 2013 05:07PM



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