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*****These Three Remain

Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman, Book Three

by Pamela Aidan

Reviewed January 1, 2006.
Wytherngate Press, 2005.  335 pages.
Sonderbooks Stand-out 2005 (#2, Light-hearted Fiction)

I was thrilled when I learned that the third book of the Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman trilogy was now available.  Together, the three books tell the story of Pride and Prejudice from the perspective of Mr. Darcy.

I suppose I shouldn’t give away too much of the plot.  Those who love Pride and Prejudice will know the plot and will also love this book.  If you haven’t read Pride and Prejudice, quickly make up that deficiency!  When you find you can’t get enough of it, this trilogy is the perfect place to turn.

Of course, this third book contains the most delicious parts.  It’s fun seeing things from Mr. Darcy’s perspective when Elizabeth turns up at Rosings.  From his viewpoint, it seems quite clear that she is expecting and looking forward to his proposal.  Pamela Aidan pulls that off perfectly.

This is a true delight for Jane Austen fans.

Reviews of the other books in the trilogy:
An Assembly Such as This
Duty and Desire


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