In this humorous re-imagining
of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet's
pet cat causes an unfortunate accident to befall the haughty
Mr. Darcy, forcing the injured gentleman to reluctantly take
up residence at Longbourn-more specifically, in the parlor of
Longbourn! In pain, forbidden to leave
by his doctors, Mr. Darcy cannot escape the ridiculous antics
of the Bennet clan.
And when Georgiana Darcy,
Colonel Fitzwilliam, and Lady Catherine de Bourgh arrive to visit
the invalid, chaos, confusion and hilarity ensue!
Inspired by the classics
of comedy, author Jack Caldwell transforms Austen's beloved novel
into a tour de force of farce. The Regency will never be the
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."