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Fun fact: the woman who played Elinor in this adaption of Sense and Sensibility played Charlotte Lucas in the same year’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. And, actually, you know what? Fair play. There’s a tendency when making a visual … Continue reading

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Committing to writing one of these posts every month was probably a mistake because it means I get increasingly regular doses of oh-my-god-time-is-slipping-away that I have to work through, type up, and stick on the internet. Like every so often … Continue reading

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I watched this series on a DVD that I had to import from the Netherlands and because I haven’t watched a DVD in literal years I couldn’t quite work out how to turn the subtitles off, which meant I wound … Continue reading

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I vaguely considered writing something about Bridgerton eighteen months ago because it was the big thing in romance at the time and it seemed like every Ambitious Mama and Determined Batchelor on the internet was required to have a take … Continue reading

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Insert ye standard “oh my God, is it really 2022 already, oh my God is March really over already.” Here are some Things I Liked this month. Snacking Cheese I’m going to be trotting out the “I don’t have guilty … Continue reading

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This is going to be either a really short or a really long post because I kind of have nothing to say about this film but I also feel I could say nothing about it at great length. Very, very … Continue reading

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This is a difficult adaptation to talk about because I had very mixed feelings about it. It’s another BBC adaptation, from the same person who did Sense and Sensibility (1971) but not the same person who did Persuasion (1971). That … Continue reading

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EDIT: BOOKS ARE ALL GONE. FORM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR YOUR GENEROSITY. IF YOU HAVE SLIPPED THROUGH THE NET SOMEHOW AND HAVE MADE A DONATION BEFORE THE FORM CLOSED PLEASE EMAIL MARY(AT)QUICUNQUEVULT(DOT)COM AND … Continue reading

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I stopped doing Things I Liked during the pandemic because it was getting hard to Like things. And then it got briefly easier to Like things. And now it’s hard again. Well, fuck. Having said that, I am trying to … Continue reading

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So, last post I mused about why there was a thirty-year gap between the 1940s Pride & Prejudice and any other Jane Austen adaptations. Turns out, there isn’t. Because there were three other Pride and Prejudices (Prides and Prejudices?) in … Continue reading

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