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Jane Austen's Guide to Romance By Lauren Henderson

Jane Austen's Guide to Romance by Lauren Henderson

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Summary

Jane Austen's witty, perceptive and romantic novels have delighted readers for many years. With clear sight, common sense and good judgment, she observed the hits and near-misses of her heroes and heroines in love. This title draws on Jane Austen's wit and wisdom to set down the ten first principles for finding love and keeping romance alive.

Jane Austen's Guide to Romance Summary

Jane Austen's Guide to Romance: The Regency Rules by Lauren Henderson

Jane Austen's witty, perceptive and romantic novels have delighted readers for two hundred years. With clear sight, common sense and good judgment, she observed the hits and near-misses of her heroes and heroines in love. Things certainly haven't got any easier since then and Lauren Henderson believes that we might just have lost touch with the fundamental rules. "Jane Austen's Guide to Dating" rights that wrong and brings Austen's Regency wisdom into the twenty-first century. It's a fun, insightful book, full of concrete advice and wise strategies that illustrate how honesty, self-awareness and forthrightness do win you the right man in the end and weed out the losers, playboys and toxic flirts. Henderson deftly summarizes all the love stories in the books and introduces all the characters, so that newcomers and devotees alike can delight in this fun, fresh and audacious how-to guide.

Jane Austen's Guide to Romance Reviews

'If you need a dating manual, this is it' -- Sunday Age 20051016 'This book offers invaluable advise on how to land your own dashing Mr Darcy' -- You magazine 20051127 'has been a huge bestseller, clearly rekindling a nation's fantasies of capturing the heart, and nipples, of Colin Firth' -- Independent 20051204 'A very clever, very well executed idea. Ideal for your single gal pals' -- NW Magazine 20051201 'Packed with wit, advice and personality quizzes, this is both an original guide to the modern dating scene and an entertaining companion to the great novels themselves' -- Sainsbury's Magazine 20051001 '[Jane Austen's Guide to Romance] picks the juiciest bits from the Austen archives and presents them as a how to and a how not to, cut-out-and-keep guide to finding your soulmate' -- Daily Mirror 20051001 'A bitch-slap to Fein and Schneider's The Rules, albeit one delivered with a Janeite gloved hand' -- The Times 20051001 'I strongly advise singletons of whatever gender to read it' -- Independent on Sunday 20051001 'Who needs The Rules when you can find your own Mr Darcy using these wise and witty tips from Jane Austen novels' -- Grazia 20051001 '...another bestseller for thirty-somethings' -- Observer

About Lauren Henderson

Lauren Henderson was raised in London and studied English Literature at Cambridge University, where she wrote her dissertation on courtship rituals in Jane Austen. She is the author of numerous novels. She currently lives in New York.

Additional information

GOR000590060
9780755314621
075531462X
Jane Austen's Guide to Romance: The Regency Rules by Lauren Henderson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
2005-09-05
320
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