Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Source: from publisher for review
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Summary: This retelling was modernized well and written in a style that made me feel I was getting to read the original for the first time.
This modern-day retelling of Pride and Prejudice finds the Bennet family living in a decrepit but beautiful mansion in Cincinnati, largely getting by on inherited money. As you might imagine, only Liz and Jane are pursuing careers, but the do so passionately. Mrs. Bennet desperately wants to marry one of her daughters off to Chip Bingley, ex-reality TV star, but his friend Darcy’s prejudice against what he sees as the cultural backwater of Cincinnati threatens to ruin the match. Read more »