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Win p. d. James's Death at Pemberley - Video Author Interview

By Mariagrazia @SMaryG
WIN P. D. JAMES'S DEATH AT PEMBERLEY - VIDEO AUTHOR INTERVIEWIn this video interview, recorded at the author's home in October 2011, P. D. James discusses her new novel, 'Death Comes to Pemberley', and her appreciation of the writer who inspired it, Jane Austen . Listen carefully to her presentation of the book and to her interesting points about "writing an Austen sequel". What do you think is a modern writer's most difficult task in writing a sequel, and especially, a sequel to Austen's most widely popular novel, Pride and Prejudice?

1.Listen to the interview
2.answer the question above in your comment
3.add your e-mail address
... and get a chance to win a copy of  P.D. James's Austen mystery, "Death Comes to Pemberley", granted to My Jane Austen Book Club by her UK publisher Faber & Faber. This giveaway is open internationally and ends on November 9th.


The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the Pemberley nursery, Elizabeth’s beloved sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live within seventeen miles, the ordered and secure life of Pemberley seems unassailable, and Elizabeth’s happiness in her marriage is complete. But their peace is threatened and old sins and misunderstandings are rekindled on the eve of the annual Autumn Ball. The Darcys and their guests are preparing to retire for the night when a chaise appears, rocking down the path from Pemberley’s wild woodland, and as it pulls up, Lydia Wickham, an uninvited guest, tumbles out, screaming that her husband has been murdered.

"Death Comes to Pemberley" -  Listen to An Extract Read by P. D.  James (Click HERE)

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