"The murder story allows only flashes of Austenian wit, and Lizzy is sadly eclipsed by Darcy. But the stylistic pastiche is remarkably accomplished, and it's nice to get brief updates on certain cast members of Persuasion and Emma as a bonus."
Yes, that's right: Now that she's made her farewells to Adam Dalgliesh (The Private Patient,
2008, etc.), Baroness James has turned to a Jane Austen sequel.
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