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There’s Something About Darcy | Blog Tour:

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[Gifted from the publisher, Endeavour Media, in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own]

There’s Something About Darcy will be available to pre-order via Amazon until publication day on the 11th November. You can find the pre-order/buy link here. There’s Something About Darcy can also be found on Goodreads here.

A must-read for every Darcy and Jane Austen fan.

Gabrielle Malcolm has taken the mass hysteria that surrounds Austen’s Fitzwilliam Darcy and turned it into a comprehensive non-fictional-essay-of-sorts. She runs through the many inspirations of the character and how he, in turn, has pathed the way for a new type of literary character.

The once brooding Gothic hero, aristocratic elitist and romantic Regency man of action has transformed into a vampire, zombie, and Colin Firth.

As an essay, it is very well done. From the (sheer amount of) writing, you get the sense that Malcolm really appreciates Darcy as a character. It makes reading it a lil easier. Her passion for the many varying interpretations of Darcy helps you to stay on the surface level. It is, after all, one giant essay. It’s like the stuff you read for university, but it’s a lot more humble because Malcolm inserts herself into the text.

It provides some interesting interpretations of Darcy…

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