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Austenland (2007) written by Shannon Hale
May 9, 2007
Austenland tells the story of 30 something, Jane Hayes, an average New York woman who secretly has an unhealthy obsession with Mr. Darcy the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. But after Jane accidentally reveals her secret to a great aunt, who shortly after dies, Jane gets the opportunity of a life time. In her great aunt's will, Jane's great aunt leaves Jane a trip to a Jane Austen themed getaway destination where Jane hopes to meet her own real life Mr. Darcy.
While at "Austenland," Jane is plagued with self- doubt about pretending to be a woman from the Jane Austen era. However, along the journey Jane makes new friends and a new romantic interest.
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January 18, 2013