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Download and read online Jane Austen s Pride Prejudice Sequel Bundle 3 Reader Favorites in PDF and EPUB Acclaimed by Jane Austen fans around the world, Linda Berdoll, Amanda Grange, and Sharon Lathan have spun rousing tales of Darcy and Elizabeth to collectively more than half a million raving fans. Now dive into the world of Jane Austen continuations and sequels with these three reader favorites, one each from three of the world's most renowned authors in the genre. This bundle includes three full novels: Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife, by Linda Berdoll; Mr. Darcy's Diary, by Amanda Grange; and Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One, by Sharon Lathan. Fun, funny, and true to the voice and spirit of Jane herself, these three books will bring you to Pemberley and take you places you never expected! About the Books in This Bundle: Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife, by Linda Berdoll Hold on to your bonnets! This sexy, epic, hilarious, poignant and romantic sequel to Pride and Prejudice goes far beyond Jane Austen. Linda Berdoll, author of Darcy & Elizabeth: Nights and Days at Pemberley, delivers a fun, steamy story that's been embraced by hundreds of thousands of fans. Every woman wants to be Elizabeth Bennet Darcy-beautiful, gracious, universally admired, strong, daring and outspoken-a thoroughly modern woman in crinolines. And every woman will fall madly in love with Mr. Darcy-tall, dark and handsome, a nobleman and a heartthrob whose virility is matched only by his utter devotion to his wife. Their passion is consuming and idyllic-essentially, they can't keep their hands off each other-through a sweeping tale of adventure and misadventure, human folly and numerous mysteries of parentage. Mr. Darcy's Diary, by Amanda Grange Monday 9th September "I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again. ..." The only place Darcy could share his innermost feelings was in the private pages of his diary. Torn between his sense of duty to his family name and his growing passion for Elizabeth Bennet, all he can do is struggle not to fall in love. Mr. Darcy's Diary presents the story of the unlikely courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy from Darcy's point of view. This graceful imagining and sequel to Pride and Prejudice explains Darcy's moodiness and the difficulties of his reluctant relationship as he struggles to avoid falling in love with Miss Bennet. Though seemingly stiff and stubborn at times, Darcy's words prove him also to be quite devoted and endearing- - qualities that eventually win over Miss Bennet's heart. This continuation by Amanda Grange, bestselling author of Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, is charming and elegant, much like Darcy himself. "Absolutely fascinating. Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy's skin and retells the story, in diary form, with great feeling and sensitivity." - Historical Novel Society Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One, by Sharon Lathan Sharon Lathan, author of In the Arms of Mr. Darcy, presents Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy, a fascinating portrait of a timeless, consuming love -- and the sweetest, most romantic Jane Austen sequel. It's Darcy and Elizabeth's wedding day, and the journey is just beginning as Jane Austen's beloved Pride and Prejudice characters embark on the greatest adventure of all: marriage and a life together filled with surprising passion, tender self-discovery, and the simple joys of every day. As their love story unfolds in this most romantic of Jane Austen sequels, Darcy and Elizabeth reveal to each other how their relationship blossomed. From misunderstanding to perfect understanding and harmony, theirs is a marriage filled with romance, sensuality, and the beauty of a deep, abiding love.
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Download and read online Counterfactual Thinking Counterfactual Writing in PDF and EPUB Counterfactuality is currently a hotly debated topic. While for some disciplines such as linguistics, cognitive science, or psychology counterfactual scenarios have been an important object of study for quite a while, counterfactual thinking has in recent years emerged as a method of study for other disciplines, most notably the social sciences. This volume provides an overview of the current definitions and uses of the concept of counterfactuality in philosophy, historiography, political sciences, psychology, linguistics, physics, and literary studies. The individual contributions not only engage the controversies that the deployment of counterfactual thinking as a method still generates, they also highlight the concept’s potential to promote interdisciplinary exchange without neglecting the limitations and pitfalls of such a project. Moreover, the essays from literary studies, which make up about half of the volume, provide both a historical and a systematic perspective on the manifold ways in which counterfactual scenarios can be incorporated into and deployed in literary texts.
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