Death Comes to Pemberley (Vintage)
by P. D. James
Paperback- $10.98

In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive ...

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  "Easy read but disappointing" by Loobamere (see profile) 02/12/12

I did not dislike the book; I felt that it removed some of the spark and passion from the characters I knew from Pride & Prejudice. This was a shame. In terms of a murder mystery, it was a moderately entertaining read.

  "Overall disappointing" by lmatraves (see profile) 02/16/12

  "Return to Pemberley" by KHPaul (see profile) 02/29/12

If you are expecting great literature in the vein of Jane Austen herself, then don't read this book. If you have a whimsical interest in the "what ifs" of what life could be like at Pemberley after the wedding, along with a great love of mystery, then read it TODAY! Loosely written in the style of Jane Austen (some long-winded and tedious details of emotion and scenery), this story has many twists and turns that finally come to an end you could not possibly perceive in the beginning! It's meant to be a light-hearted return to the beloved characters from Pride and Prejudice with a little Emma thrown in for good measure... really, Emma meets Pride and Prejudice... love it! So get a good cup of tea and curl up for an entertaining ride through the woodlands of Pemberly. It's like a reunion of old friends! Don't take it too seriously and enjoy!

  "Death" by jpr1506 (see profile) 04/30/12

Not true to original character development,

  "Death comes to Pemberley" by grammabill (see profile) 07/20/13

Fun book ..well written. Good discussion for book club.

  "A Good Substitute" by retiredreaderNE (see profile) 07/20/13

It has been said that being an optimist is going to the bookstore expecting to find a new Jane Austin novel. Now the optimist can turn to P. D. James to fulfill that expectation. It was entertaining to continue the story of Darcy and Elizabeth. James owes no apology for her efforts. Her language rings true as if it flowed from Austin's pen. It is a light story populated with familiar characters. The real star is the language that evokes descriptions of country life in the early 1800s. Read it for fun and hope that the BBC options the book.

  "Death Comes to Pemberley" by Squires (see profile) 07/20/13

I really enjoyed the book. P.D.James is an really great mystery writer and she kept to Jane Austin\'s language and tradition in her writing. It was a fun combination and easy to read.

  "Death Comes to Pemberley" by PamelaLange (see profile) 10/12/13

Thoroughly enjoyable mystery with a touch of historical fiction! First experience with author PD James.

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  "Pride and Prejudice Fans" by proche (see profile) 03/18/15

Half of our book group did not finish the book. The other half of us that enjoyed the book were Jane Austen fans. I would recommend the book for anyone that loved Pride and Prejudice with the bonus of a mystery with a surprise ending.

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