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Impertinent Strangers Paperback – July 4, 2016
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"Another great novel from P.O. Dixon." - Half Agony, Half Hope
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Impertinent Strangers is a fast-paced 50,000 plus words novel.
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Elizabeth and Darcy walk most days together and this is also know to Anne and Lady Catherine.
While dining at Rosings Park, the subject of Wickham comes up and Elizabeth is warned not only by Darcy but also by the Colonel and also Lady Catherine. However, Elizabeth heeds their instructions and still continues to believe he is still okay.
When Darcy explains to his aunt that he will not marry his cousin Anne, she summons Anne and Anne states she does want to marry Darcy.Catherine, up to her conniving ways, asks Rev. Collins how well the Bennet family knows and acts with Mr. Wickham and he spills the beans about how they entertain him in
their home and how the younger girls act.
SPOILER ALERT; Lady Catherine hires a man to have Wickham elope with Lydia and asks that he not marry her. just ruin her so that Darcy will not want to marry Elizabeth.
However, when Lizzy meets Darcy with red eyes, crying and a letter in her hand from Jane, he asks what is wrong and she explains Lydia's situation. She asks for the use of his carriage and he takes her to her aunt and uncle's house in Cheapside.
He helps locate Lydia, reunites her with the Gardners and has Wickham marry her.
He then goes to talk to his aunt and she is furious when he tells her that Wickham married Lydia.
He then goes to visit Bingley, they travel to see Jane and Elizabeth and love follows. Jane & Bingley, Elizabeth & Darcy marry.
Mrs. Bennet is the same as always, Mr. Bennet is happy in his book room. No mention in the novel of who Mary or Kitty marry but Elizabeth plans to make sure they are on the right path and not follow in Lydia's footsteps.
In the end, while Elizabeth is practicing on the pianoforte at Pemberley, that is when she finds out that Darcy can play the pianoforte.
It is truly a delight to read a light and pleasant novel to pass a lovely day and brighten up your spirits where love endures.
I was given the novel for a fair and honest review! Thank you for a delightful read!
Debbie B. has an excellent review and there is little to add. It is very much canon told is a different order and with Jane Austen's words, phrases and sentences coming from different mouths or in different situations.
Elizabeth goes to visit Charlotte in the Hunsford Parsonage. So Charlotte is already married to the man Elizabeth rejected much to Mrs. Bennet's consternation. The Militia is in Hertfordshire so the Bennet family has met Wickham who has abandoned his flirtation with Elizabeth when Mary King inherits £10,000 until she is whisked away by her uncle.
Elizabeth first meets Darcy and the Colonel when invited to dine at Rosings by Lady Catherine. She quickly sketches their characters: the reticent Mr. Darcy, the charming and flirtatious Colonel Fitzwilliam, the officious and domineering Lady Catherine and the sickly, dull Anne de Bourgh. Thus it is at this first meeting that Elizabeth, in eavesdropping hears Darcy’s insult… “Tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me.” Plus in mentioning a Lieutenant Wickham Elizabeth is admonished by not only Darcy but also the Colonel and Lady Catherine to spurn Wickham’s company, to know that he is bad company. With no further details Elizabeth maintains to her first impressions as to Wickham.
Darcy and Elizabeth begin to develop feelings for each other, which each represses for different reasons, when Elizabeth takes up Lady Catherine’s recommendation that she practice on the pianoforte in the east library. Darcy begins to show up there and insist that, if she won’t take him up on his offer of his carriage to return to the parsonage, he will escort her home. And so the story goes…you know how that is. But even in resolving the matter of the “insult” between them both know there remains the obstacle of standing and connections.
Georgiana meets Elizabeth in a surprise move on Darcy’s part – but you will have to read that on your own.
In this variation Elizabeth holds to the differences in class in considering her own expectations of Darcy. She feels his regard but looks no further. Anne is a bit of a surprise while her mother is downright evil. Wickham and Lydia have a very amusing relationship upon Darcy finding them. And Charles Bingley is off-stage until almost the very end.
This was a pleasant read. I would have liked maybe a bit more romance between them described and spoken about.