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Pride and Precipice

Pride and Precipice In this modern re telling of Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet is a general contractor specializing in the restoration of historic homes When she and her sister Jane are tasked with the job of tur

  • Title: Pride and Precipice
  • Author: Lelia M. Silver
  • ISBN: 9781494716165
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this modern re telling of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet is a general contractor specializing in the restoration of historic homes When she and her sister Jane are tasked with the job of turning Netherfield Park into the latest addition in the Bingley Hotels and Hospitality Services chain of hotels, they are introduced to Charles Bingley and Fitzwilliam Darcyn this modern re telling of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet is a general contractor specializing in the restoration of historic homes When she and her sister Jane are tasked with the job of turning Netherfield Park into the latest addition in the Bingley Hotels and Hospitality Services chain of hotels, they are introduced to Charles Bingley and Fitzwilliam Darcy.So begins one of the greatest love stories of all time But the world is different now than it was when Jane Austen wrote the revered tale, and although Lizzy and Darcy are on the precipice of falling in love, it will take than letting go of their pride and prejudice to take them over the edge.

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    1. I appreciated the unique idea and scenario of this variation, but it just fell a little short of what I was hoping. As other reviewers have mentioned the dialogue in this book is a bit strange. There is a strange combination of regency phrasing with modern dialogue that just doesn't work well and is very distracting. I felt that the modern occupations that the author put the characters in were very inventive and worked well. The first half of the book starts strong and raised my expectations for [...]

    2. 3 1/2 stars but I'm feeling generous and giving it a bump in reviews.*mild spoilers* but everyone knows the general plot anyway ;)Everything will always fall short of the original Pride and Prejudice and immortal souls that are Lizzy and Darcy. So why we even bother thinking yet another modern retelling will possibly meet our expectations? Because they are so lovable and we can't help but wonder what their love might look like in the modern day.A great idea to use the Bennet Sisters as working i [...]

    3. Знаю, что не всем они нравятся, но я очень люблю смотреть и читать переделки известной классики. Адаптации к современности меня особенно интересуют. Это, конечно, если они получаются удачными. :) Люблю смотреть, как автор выкручивает известные события как-то по-своему, вплет [...]

    4. Fun read with an original idea: Lizzy, Jane and Mr. Bennet own a company which specializes in the staging and/or restoration of old houses. Bingley owns a hotel chain and has bought Netherfield Park to turn it into a hotel. Then Lizzy and Jane come to stay for a few weeks at Netherfield to decorate the place and make it ready for guest. I found that very interesting, it was a nice way to include some Regency in a modern story. However, especially in the first half of the story there was an odd u [...]

    5. This was a cute story. But it is modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, there were things I felt the author didn't do that she should have, or vice versa. The first thing is that there was a copy of P&P in the library of Netherfield. Wouldn't the characters be like "My life and family and those close to me are exactly like the people in this book!" I would have pretended it didn't exist.Secondly, Mr. Darcy was too nice. I liked him but didn't like Elizabeth very much. There was hardly any [...]

    6. CAUTION SPOILERS!Well, this book was Interesting. It kind of sort of made me want to pull out all my hair out with Tweezers. So there is that. No but seriously, I felt like this book had just SO MUCH POTENTIAL! Then I also felt like I wasted my money.The Cons:There are more Con's than Pro's So I will start with the Con's so that this review ends on a good note1. WTF IS UP WITH THAT DIALOGUE? Dear Author, pick an era and stay in it. There were times when I thought I had just stepped into a parall [...]

    7. I try to stay away from being malicious on book reviewsbut there's the thing.I read these spin-off P&P books all the time, hoping for something close to the original, which is stupid of me, I know, but I can't help myself. I. SIMPLY. CANT. HELP. MYSELF. The only person who has come close to this endeavor was Pamela Aidan, who wrote the three part series from Darcy's vantage point. Excellent work, if you want to see someone who does it right. But if you're going to try, (God help you,) let me [...]

    8. I received a free copy of this book from First Reads.This was a bizarre and awkward amalgamation of a modern day, contemporary setting and Regency era themes and dialogue. It really didn't work. I get the premise of a modern take on Pride and Prejudice. I think Silver did a good job placing the characters in a 21st century setting. Updating the theme fully could have made for a perfect contemporary romance novel.Unfortunately, the author used old-fashioned dialogue and ideas way too much for th [...]

    9. I found myself smiling during much of this story, a modern day story with all the familiar characters as in the original, with the continuity of locations and basic events. So glad another author has found a creative way to keep the story alive. While Lelia used a lot of JA's script in her story there were enough differences in script and action to make this enjoyable rather than boring. I can't help but wonder though: what exactly was William Collins doing as a "student" of Mr. Bennet's. Incide [...]

    10. I love Pride and Prejudice stories but this one did absolutely nothing for me. My two main problems with the story were the dialogue and the length.The dialogue is regency dialogue that is does not fit in with the modern setting and it kept taking me out of the story.The novel is short for all that happened and there really isn't any romance between Jane and Bingham and Elizabeth and Darcy.One minor quibble-Elizabeth scolds Jane for her footwear choices on the job site (Elizabeth is a general co [...]

    11. As far as modernizations of P&P, it was so-so. I'm not sure the author captured the characters accurately, but I'm willing to overlook that because it was cute. I actually liked the story more when the author veered away from a straight retelling. I enjoyed the renovation aspect. I will say this - if you're going to modernize the story, you need to modernize the dialogue. Some of it seemed to be ripped straight out of P&P, which just doesn't work in the days of cell phones and coffee sho [...]

    12. This was a cute very quick read. I happen to enjoy some of the original dialog on the story and not problems with those sometimes oddly worded phrases in today's setting. This was clean and fun. Reread it February 2016 still liked it!

    13. A thoroughly enjoyable modern day twist on Pride ands Prejudice! The author cleverly used scenarios and characters from the original story to create a lovely double romance for Lizzy and Jane. A must read for P&P fans!

    14. I'd give this a 2.5. first half of the book the dialogue as weird an old-fashioned. there wasn't any credible romance. I did like the modern application of careers, etc on the characters. unfortunately it wasn't very interesting.

    15. I cannot finish this. it is a good concept but the author relies to much on the original for dialog that it has just gotten old.

    16. I Love it. I have read quite of few retellings and this is by far my favorite. Mr. Darcy was not a lay about in this book running from his feeling but meeting them head on. I loved it.

    17. An interesting modern take on Pride and Prejudice. I found the old fashioned dialogue a bit jarring but the story was good and I liked the choice of plot differences. An entertaining read.

    18. Follows Jane Austen's classic pretty closely . Lacks some if not all of the chemistry of the original.

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