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Elinor and Edward's Plans for Lucy Steele de Mary Lydon Simonsen

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Présentation de l'éditeur : After falling in love at Norland Park, Elinor Dashwood and Edward Ferrars must devise a plan to get Lucy Steele to break her secret engagement to Edward. But the course of true love never did run smoothly. This short story is a humorous retelling of Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility.
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Une version abrégée et réécrite de Sense & Sensibility qui se centre sur Edward et Elinor. Dans cette version, Elinor est tout à fait au courant de l'existence de Lucy et complote avec Edward pour lui faire lâcher l'affaire et tous deux sont donc à l'origine du plan qui jette Lucy dans les bras de Robert. De la même façon, Marianne n'ignore pas la duplicité de Willoughby mais estime de son devoir de vivre une passion malheureuse. Bon, je n'ai pas ét…

Anne Elliot, A New Beginning: A Persuasion Re-imagining de Mary Lydon Simonsen

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Présentation de l'éditeur : Inspired by the running scene at the conclusion of the 2007 film adaptation of Persuasion, Anne Elliot, A New Beginning, is a parody of Persuasion. On Anne Elliot’s 25th birthday, her family has declared her to be a spinster, but instead of being downcast by this change in status, she finds it to be liberating. As a result of her new-found freedom, Anne becomes a long-distance runner. Because this activity greatly increases her confidence and sense of self-worth, she is determined to set the course for her future even if it puts her at odds with her family and society. It is this new Anne who Captain Frederick Wentworth meets when he sees the love of his life after eight years of separation, and he finds that he is falling in love with her all over again. However, there is a complication. The heir to Kellynch, the Elliot estate, William Elliot, has also come back into the picture after being estranged from Anne’s father, Sir Walter Elliot, …