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August 27, 2018

Just been rereading Sebastian Faulks' take on Mr Darcy in his Faulks on Fiction (BBC Books). There's an abridged version below, courtesy of The Guardian. He reckons Darcy marries Lizzy to make up for the lack of a happy-go-lucky companion in Bingley and because she wil...

May 14, 2018

With only six sleeps before the upwardly mobile Ms Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry, speculation about all things royal wedding grows more and intense, with everything from the bride’s dress to what they’ll be eating at the wedding breakfast up for guessing grabs. Th...

May 7, 2018

If Meghan Markle had married a “single man in possession of a good fortune” back in the early 19th century, she might have escaped a lot of fuss. For the majority of women, even aristocratic ones, weddings were pretty low-key. In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen didn’t...

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