Austen fans will derive the most pleasure from this book, but others will find more relevant love advice elsewhere.Recommended for larger libraries and literary communities.
Always a popular topic, true love is the focus of many self-help books coming out the next two months.
Novelist Henderson (My Lurid Past) puts a twist on the usual advice by using characters from Jane Austen's novels as case studies.
Now, she helps readers discover their inner heroines and get the guy in this witty book of romance and dating strategies.
Utilizing wisdom inspired by Jane Austen's novels, from Sense and Sensibility to Pride and Prejudice and beyond, author Lauren Henderson creates an indispensable guide for navigating the all-too-mystifying dating scene.
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Half American and British, Henderson seems both posh and down to Earth. “I absolutely love New York…the shopping, the restaurants,” she says.In this revision of her 1987 best seller, Kent, a popular talk-show guest, takes a different tack, offering women step-by-step advice on how to dress their age and body type, where to meet the best men, how to enhance and maintain the right relationship, and when to move in.She suggests putting as much time and thought into "shopping" for a mate as one does in shopping for an outfit for a special occasion-a process that entails interviewing him to assess his values and goals, interpersonal relations, and attitude toward money.We talk about our mutual admiration for each others’ countries (You have Prom! And after spending time dating in New York, she wrote …Everyone said I would never find a man since I was a size 8 and had curly hair.” Her witty book was a smash hit.When Henderson decided to write Young Adult Fiction, she tried to imagine what American girls would want to read about.This page is unavailable due to either geographic restrictions or other restrictions in place at this time.