January 28th, 2012

children of dune - leto 1

books: mr darcy takes a wife and sequels

Currently watching iconic Darcy Swims! scene from Pride and Prejudice. There is still nothing funnier than imagining the period of time between bravely running away in his wet breeches and running after her in an excess of really fast dignity. Mostly it was probably his manservant desperately trying to make sure he wore clothes that matched and didn't sprint down with his pants undone.

The more I watch, the more convinced I am that had Lydia not intervened with her--adventures, Elizabeth would not have made it out of Derbyshire unengaged, possibly not even unmarried.

This entire review is brought about by Linda Berdoll's novels, which are fanfic of this version of Pride and Prejudice in so many ways. So. Many. Ways.

When I recommended them before, I hadnt' finished re-reading and forgot that the books, though uniformly of the light hearted melodramatic variety (that I love), there are some parts that are not that at all.

Warning for triggering content below: specifically, the death of a child and sexual assault. If you have these particular ones and plan to read the books, please consider the below, as the rest of the books are far lighter and more humorous, so it might come as a shock.

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Right, after finishing all three, more generally.

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Also, these are a romp. A rompy-romp.

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children of dune - leto 1

query: downton abbey blurays

Okay, after staring at Amazon's terrifying variety of versions of Downton Abbey seasons one and two, does anyone now which version I should get>

Link to Amazon's variety

There's the following:
Season One
1.) Downton Abbey - Complete Series 1 (Original Uncut British Version) [Region Free U.K. Import] [Blu-ray]
2.) Downton Abbey [Blu-ray]
3.) Downton Abbey Series 1 [Blu-ray] Region 2 (UK edition)

Season Two
1.) Downton Abbey: Season 2 (Original U.K. Edition) [Blu-ray]
2.) Downton Abbey - Complete Series 2 (Original Uncut British Version) [Region Free U.K. Import] (Season 2) [Blu-ray]
3.) Downton Abbey - Complete Series 2 (Original British Version) [Region Free U.K. Import] [Blu-ray]
4.) Downton Abbey Series 2 [Blu-ray] (2011)
5.) Downton Abbey Series 1 [Blu-ray] Region 2 (UK edition)

Both
Downton Abbey Series 1 & 2 [Blu-ray] Starring Maggie Smit and Huge Bonneville (2011)

Does anyone know the difference? Or you know, which one to buy? Help?

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