Colonel Brandon's Diary

Colonel Brandon's Diary

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A vibrant retelling of "Sense and Sensibility," Grangeas sweeping epic breathes new life into another of Austenas best-loved novels.
At the age of eighteen, James Brandonas world is shattered when the girl he loves, Eliza, is forced to marry his brother. In despair, he joins the army and leaves England for the East Indies for the next several years. Upon his return, he finds Eliza in a debtoras prison. He rescues her from her terrible situation, but she is dying of consumption and he can do nothing but watch and wait. Heartbroken at her death, he takes some consolation in her illegitimate daughter, who he raises as his ward. But at the age of fifteen, his ward goes missing. Devastated by the thought of what could have happened to her, he is surprised to find himself falling in love with Marianne Dashwood. But Marianne is falling in love with the charismatic Willoughbya]
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 193g
  • ROBERT HALE LTD
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0709094744
  • 9780709094746
  • 373,809

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aAmanda Grangeas retellings of Jane Austenas novels from the point of view of the heroes are hugely popular and deservedly so.a
a"Single Titles"
aAmanda Grange is a writer who tells an engaging, thoroughly enjoyable story!a
a"Romance Reader at Heart"
aGrange hits the Regency language and tone on the head.a
a"Library Journal"
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1,347 ratings
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4 37% (500)
3 28% (372)
2 5% (66)
1 3% (39)
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