Jane Austen's Guide to Romance : The Regency Rules Paperback
Jane Austen's witty, perceptive and romantic novels have delighted readers for two hundred years.
With clear sight, common sense and good judgment, she observed the hits and near-misses of her heroes and heroines in love.
Relationships certainly haven't got any easier since then and Lauren Henderson believes that we might just have lost touch with the fundamental rules. JANE AUSTEN'S GUIDE TO ROMANCE rights that wrong and brings Austen's Regency wisdom into the twenty-first century.
This is the only relationship guide based on stories that really have stood the test of time.
It's a fun, insightful book, full of concrete advice and wise strategies that illustrate how honesty, self-awareness and forthrightness do win the right man in the end and weed out the losers, playboys and toxic flirts. Henderson deftly summarizes all the love stories in the books and introduces all the characters, so that newcomers and devotees alike can delight in this fun, fresh and audacious how-to guide.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 05/06/2006
- Category: Dating, relationships, living together & marriage
- ISBN: 9780755314638
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Review by phoebesmum
A disappointment: I’d read a number of novels by Lauren Henderson, and had assumed that this was a work of fiction. It is, in fact, a dating guide – not something for which I have a lot of use! Although, as to being a work of fiction: just how likely is it that the author really knows all those couples who so perfectly illustrate every relationship example she presents? This one’s going straight to Oxfam, I’m afraid.