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Novel Ideas Message Board › Mark Twain on Pride and Prejudice.

Mark Twain on Pride and Prejudice.

A former member
Post #: 12
This made me laugh so I thought I'd share...

"I haven't any right to criticise books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticise Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone."

- Letter to Joseph Twichell, 13 September 1898
Terri
territamu
Lewisville, TX
Post #: 18
I laughed too...thanks for sharing!
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