Books by Julia Barrett

JANE AUSTEN'S CHARLOTTE by Julia Barrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Even Austen's wit seems less sparkling and more forced in so trite a setting."
The pseudonymous author of two Jane Austen sequels (The Third Sister, 1996, etc.) here takes up Austen's unfinished manuscript satirizing land speculators and fashionable seaside towns, completing it with period style and dash, though plot developments are less satisfying Austen began The Brothers (better known as Sanditon, the name her survivors gave it) shortly before she died in 1817. Read full book review >
THE THIRD SISTER by Julia Barrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 1996

"Lacking the broad panorama of Austen's social insight and her depiction of provincial life, only the details and many plotting devices remain, leaving, at best, a momentary amusement."
Yet another Jane Austen sequel from the pseudonymous Barrett (Presumption: An Entertainment, 1993), this time continuing the adventures of the Dashwood girls from Sense and Sensibility. Read full book review >
PRESUMPTION by Julia Barrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Otherwise, a stylish entertainment that may lead some to the unsurpassable Jane."
A witty, amusing sequel to Pride and Prejudice from the pseudonymous Barrett (in real life, Julia Braun Kessler and Gabrielle Donnelly, Holy Mother, 1987). Read full book review >