Longbourn

Longbourn

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Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •

 

If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them.

 

In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing the laundry, polishing the floors, and emptying the chamber pots for the Bennet household. But there is just as… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)


I loved this book for its prose style, for its characters, and for its clever construction.

Many readers will turn the last page of Longbourn and agree that it was not at all as anticipated, but far, far better.

Neither a sequel nor a disappointment, it’s an affecting look at the world of “Pride and Prejudice,” but from another point of view — the servants’ hall, where other lives are simultaneously lived, with very different concerns and dramas.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (October 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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