Certain Persuasion: Modern Lgbtq+ Fiction Inspired by Jane Austen’s Novels

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SKU: 9781908312754 Categories: ,
Author: Demetrius, Andrea Evans, Sam Faulkner, Lou
Publication Date: 10/17/2016
Publisher: Manifold Press
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book

Description

Thirteen stories from eleven authors, exploring the world of Jane Austen and celebrating her influence on ours.Being cousins-by-marriage doesn’t deter William Elliot from pursuing Richard Musgrove in Lyme; nor does it prevent Elinor Dashwood falling in love with Ada Ferrars. Surprises are in store for Emma Woodhouse while visiting Harriet Smith; for William Price mentoring a seaman on board the Thrush; and for Adam Otelian befriending his children’s governess, Miss Hay. Margaret Dashwood seeks an alternative to the happy marriages chosen by her sisters; and Susan Price ponders just such a possibility with Mrs Lynd. One Fitzwilliam Darcy is plagued by constant reports of convictions for ‘unnatural’ crimes; while another must work out how to secure the Pemberley inheritance for her family.Meanwhile, a modern-day Darcy meets the enigmatic Lint on the edge of Pemberley Cliff; while another struggles to live up to wearing Colin Firth’s breeches on a celebrity dance show. Cooper is confronted by his lost love at a book club meeting in Melbourne while reading Persuasion; and Ashley finds more than he’d bargained for at the Jane Austen museum in Bath.A Pemberley-sized anthology…