Colonel Brandon's Diary

Colonel Brandon's Diary

Book - 2009
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A vibrant retelling of Sense and Sensibility , Grange's sweeping epic breathes new life into another of Austen's best-loved novels.

At the age of eighteen, James Brandon's world is shattered when the girl he loves, Eliza, is forced to marry his brother. In despair, he joins the army and leaves England for the East Indies for the next several years. Upon his return, he finds Eliza in a debtor's prison. He rescues her from her terrible situation, but she is dying of consumption and he can do nothing but watch and wait. Heartbroken at her death, he takes some consolation in her illegitimate daughter, who he raises as his ward. But at the age of fifteen, his ward goes missing. Devastated by the thought of what could have happened to her, he is surprised to find himself falling in love with Marianne Dashwood. But Marianne is falling in love with the charismatic Willoughby...
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2009, c2008
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780425227794
0425227790
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 295 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Austen, Jane 1775-1817

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AL_KATI Jun 28, 2017

Love me some Col. Brandon. I think he's one of Austen's most neglected heroes.

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