One of the great "what-ifs"
among Pride & Prejudice aficionados is:
if Mr. Collins married Mary Bennet instead of Charlotte Lucas,
how would that influence Mr. Darcy's dogged pursuit of the elusive
In this breezy and hilarious
re-telling of Jane Austin's classic novel, the author explores
what would have changed -- and what would have not -- had two
of literature's most self-righteous characters found their way
together. Elizabeth Bennet goes to Kent with her sister Jane,
and the fur flies! A wonderful, mad-cap romp!
the Critics Are Saying about Jack Caldwell
"Caldwell writes in
the spirit of Austen, with the same wit that cemented Austen's
novels as literary classics."
and breathlessly paced, it ate me alive with alternating feelings
of dread, mirth, tears, and joy
just what a great read is
supposed to do."