The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A Novel

Book - 2012
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It's a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen knew more about marriage than anyone else. (Never mind that she never got married herself...) It's in the midst of the recession when Kate, a freelance journalist and self-professed Jane Austen addict, finds herself single, unemployed and soon-to-be homeless (not to mention about to turn 40). In desperation she accepts a writing assignment to prove a theory that in the toughest economic times a wealthy man is the only must-have accessory. So, with just Jane Austen's advice for company, she sets off to see if Mr Rich can ever become Mr Right. Her mission takes her to Palm Beach, St Moritz and London. Where, in keeping company with the elite, she meets billionaires, oil tycoons, and generally men who make Mr Darcy look like an amateur. But will rubbing shoulders with men of good fortune ever actually lead her to love?
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, [2012]
Edition: First Canadian edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781443407236
Branch Call Number: IZZ
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 23 cm

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barb8571
Jul 03, 2013

I enjoyed it. It's fun and entertaining, and love the Jane Austen references,

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DonnaNoble
Jun 16, 2013

I got this one because of good reviews but wasn't that impressed. The characters were not well-developed and behaved unpredictably, seeming only to advance the plot.

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karistach
Feb 27, 2013

I really enjoyed this book for what it is - fluffy, fun, escape from reality chick lit.

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elizabethsloan
Jun 20, 2012

As predictable as a Sophie Kinsella book but slightly more fun

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