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a novel by Jane Austen

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A Quick Tip by wordlover

  • Jul 17, 2010
Fanny is maybe the meekest heroine of Austen's collection making her endearing to some readers and frustrating to others. I was of the latter opinion but couldn't help rooting for her anyway.
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Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
Another one of Jane Austen's enchanting stories..
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
Least favorite Austen book, just drags on far too long.
review by . May 16, 2009
First of all, the heroine's name is Fanny. I'm sorry but I can't get past the name. I know it was probably a very popular & fashionable name back when the book was published but for me, names are very important, & this is a horrible one.     Other than her name, I like Fanny. She is very quiet & kind, despite being treated exactly like the unwanted relation that she was. She has an enormous amount of patience to put up with all the idiocy that surrounds her. She always …
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I love 19th century british literature and just about anything by C.S. Lewis. My favorite childhood story is Beauty and the Beast. Hopefully one day I will have published many stories of my own.
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ISBN-10: 0141439807 (Penguin Classics pbk. ed.)
ISBN-13: 9780141439808 (Penguin Classics pbk. ed)
Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Date Published: April 29, 2003
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