It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is one of the most famous books on the planet – not bad for an author who never left Britain.
With very little action and absolutely no sex, the plot doesn’t scream ‘modern best seller’ but, like thousands of others, I’ve fallen in love with Jane Austen’s romantic classic. Continue reading “6 Pride And Prejudice Spin-Offs To Read Right Now”
Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan. Who can resist that tag line?
Soniah Kamal has moved Jane Austen’s most famous romance to a brand new setting. The Bennets are now the Binat family living in Pakistan in the early 2000s.
Unmarriageable sticks closely to the original plot: Five impoverished sisters are under pressure to find husbands.
Like the Bennets in the original novel, the Binats are hanging onto their privileged status by their fingernails. Conned out of money by unscrupulous relatives, Mrs Binat is determined to marry her daughters to wealthy men. Continue reading “Review: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal”