Tag Archives: snobbery

REVIEW: Emma – Jane Austen

(originally published 1816) I had always rather steered clear of Emma, despite the eponymous character being my namesake, since all I had read about her seemed to suggest that she was not as delightful a heroine as, say, Elinor Dashwood … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Behold, Here’s Poison – Georgette Heyer

(House of Stratus 2001, originally published 1936) This is one of my favourites of Georgette Heyer’s mystery novels, since the characters are delightful and the plot ingenious. Like many of her crime novels, however, she doesn’t entirely play fair with … Continue reading

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