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The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch

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The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch

A "witty, magical, romantic and altogether brilliant" (Lev Grossman) reimagining of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, told from the perspective of the troublesome and --- according to her --- much-maligned youngest Bennet sister, Lydia.

In this exuberant retelling of Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Lydia Bennet puts pen to paper to relate the real events and aftermath of the classic story. Some facts are well known: Mrs. Bennet suffers from her nerves, Mr. Bennet suffers from Mrs. Bennet, and all five daughters suffer from an estate that is entailed only to male heirs.

But Lydia also suffers from entirely different concerns. Her best-loved sister, Kitty, is really a barn cat. Wickham is every bit as wicked as the world believes him to be, but what else would one expect from a demon? And if Mr. Darcy is uptight about etiquette, that’s nothing compared to his feelings about magic. Most of all, Lydia has yet to learn that for a witch, promises have power.

Full of enchantment, intrigue and boundless magic, THE SCANDALOUS CONFESSIONS OF LYDIA BENETT, WITCH, has all the irreverent wit, strength and romance of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE --- while offering a highly unexpected redemption for the wildest Bennet sister.

The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch
by Melinda Taub