Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice & Emma

Hi!

I’m starting this type of posts where I will write about my favourite books. Those are most commonly books which inspire me and make me think about them even long after I finish them – and when I read them cover to cover, I want to reread them as soon as possible. You know when you get the feeling like you’ve lost something? Well, that’s how I feel when I finish those books. In those kind of posts you will find some classics as well as the newest releases, and if you have any suggestions, share them so I (and those of you who may be reading this) can discover other great works. And please, leave the comment below to tell me what you think about the books, what are your favourites… I would love to read all about those.

When I thought about which book to share with you first, I thought about two, both from the same author – Jane Austen. I’ve heard about Pride and Prejudice a long time ago, kind of knew it existed even when I was growing up, but I was too young so I never came to reading it. I was obsessed with Harry Potter back then, too, so I didn’t even think about reading something else. But then, I finally decided it’s time to read it. And I’m not even a bit sorry for that, as it really is a great book. I didn’t know anything about other Austen’s works, and didn’t really think about them despite I loved her style of writing. I discovered Emma in Amsterdam’s Waterstones, where I was looking for an English version of Pride and Prejudice. I found such a beautiful release, it was so perfect I just couldn’t leave it behind. So I bought it, read it and fell in love with it immediately. It’s just something about Jane Austen’s books I can relate to completely.

“We are all fools in love.”

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE takes us back to England in late 18th century. In the house of Mr Bennet, mother’s only worry is to marry all five of her daughters into wealthy families. Heroine of the book is Elisabeth (Lizzy) Bennet, smart and beautiful young woman who is not afraid to speak her own mind and is too often embarrased by her mother’s blind attempts to marry her. When she meets Mr Darcy, they both instantly hate each other. Yet the story gets complicated when the two of them realise love isn’t a choice, but destined feeling.

“You must be the best judge of your own happiness.”

EMMA is a young, very pretty girl, who still lives with her rich father, although she’s enough old to get married, but really doesn’t want to. After all, she is the only daughter that is left to take care of her old, ill father. In her free time, she enjoys predicting who will marry whom, no matter if she’s wrong or right, she will tell her ideas to anybody who will listen, really, and with that she manages to break quite a few young women’s hearts. With a love interest or two, she doesn’t have boring life, and if you think it’s just a simple love story, you are wrong – it’s a lot more than that.

 

Love,

xxx

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi!

I’m an european teenage girl who loves books, writing, fashion, make-up, photography, all this little things that areuseful and pretty. I have very strong opinion and I have lots of views on the world. I like to write and share my opinion, and sometimes the only thing I really enjoy doing is writing. I love it when I can share stories and choose words to describe different situations, and the way they can make the reader think about it and feel like they are re-living this story with me.

I started this blog because I needed a place where I can be myself, not caring about what everybody thinks about me. Just a place where I can express myself with words, where I can forget about all the things that are in my life, and just BE. And hopefully, help somebody who is going through hard times and give them a feeling that they are not alone. Because, I really feel like at the end of the day, I have nobody to share my ups and downs of the day with and tell them how I really feel about the world.

I want to start the blog so me, and hopefully you, won’t be alone anymore. So we can have each other. And be ourselves (of course still caring about not hurting person next to us), because you know, there is over 7 billion people on the planet, and I bet more than half of them feel alone. It’s not about how many people you have around yourself, it’s about how many people you really let closer to your heart, to your life.

I think I’ll be uploading a new blog post once a week. But firstly, I have to apologize because of my writing mistakes. I will be doing my best since English is not my first language. And therefore, please let me know about my mistakes so I will try to get better.

And another thing…to be really sure that I can be myself, I won’t be writing about personal info, such as my name and name of everybody else I might be mentioning, address, nationality and my birth date, unless it’s important in a certain moment or I choose to let you know. Please respect that.

But about everything else, my feelings and opinions etc., I will be totally honest. I will write this blog as it’s my diary and I hope it would be ok. But now I’m writing for too long so sorry about that. See you soon with first real post!

Love,

xxx