Eliza's Daughter

Eliza's Daughter

A Sequel to Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility

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In the sequel to Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, Eliza's daughter, Liz, grows up as a charming, well-educated, irrepressible hoyden in the town of Byblow Bottom, until she is brought back to the Dashwood sisters' home. Reprint.

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A Young Woman Longing for Adventure and an Artistic Life...

Because she's an illegitimate child, Eliza is raised in the rural backwater with very little supervision. An intelligent, creative, and free-spirited heroine, unfettered by the strictures of her time, she makes friends with poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge, finds her way to London, and eventually travels the world, all the while seeking to solve the mystery of her parentage. With fierce determination and irrepressible spirits, Eliza carves out a life full of adventure and artistic endeavor.

PRAISE FOR JOAN AIKEN

"Others may try, but nobody comes close to Aiken in writing sequels to Jane Austen."
PublishersWeekly

"Aiken's story is rich with humor, and her language is compelling. Readers captivated with Elinor and Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility will thoroughly enjoy Aiken's crystal gazing, but so will those unacquainted with Austen."
Booklist

"...innovative storyteller Aiken again pays tribute to Jane Austen in a cheerful spinoff of Sense and Sensibility."
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Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781402225963
9781402221286
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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CDT6400 Jan 21, 2015

Did Joan Aiken even READ Sense and Sensibility?! This book is one of the worst Jane Austen sequels I have read. It includes many subjects (childbirth, illegitimacy, witchcraft) that Miss Austen wouldn't have dreamed write about. A totally depressing and boring story.

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