"Whereas Austen was preoccupied with subtle digs at mores and manners, McCullough (Antony and Cleopatra, 2007, etc.) bursts from the drawing room to paint Austen's milieu in lurid colors."
In McCullough's sensational sequel to Pride and Prejudice
, wallflower sister Mary Bennet sheds her cocoon, as Elizabeth and Darcy contemplate divorce.
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