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Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'"I prayed for a brother every night. My two older sisters also prayed. They felt the want of a brother equally keenly, for our father's estate was entailed upon a male heir, and without a brother to provide for us or a rich husband to rescue us, we would all be destitute."

'Mary Bennet has been long overshadowed by the beauty and charm of her older sisters, Jane and Elizabeth, and by the forwardness and cheek of her younger sisters, Kitty and Lydia. From her post in the wings of the Bennet family, Mary now watches as Mr Bingley and Mr Darcy - and Mr Wickham - glide into her sisters' lives. While she can view these three gentlemen quite dispassionately (and, as it turns out, accurately), can she be equally clear-sighted when she finally falls in love herself?

'In this elegant retelling of Pride and Prejudice, Mary at last learns - with a little help from the man she loves - to question her family's values and overcome her own brand of 'pride and prejudice'.' (From the publisher's website.)

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  • Dedication: For Caro

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2012 .
      Image courtesy of Penguin Books Australia.
      Extent: 343p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 26 April 2012.
      ISBN: 9781742535197 (ebk.), 9780670075706 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Carol Middleton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 342 2012; (p. 59)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
Inspired Choices Anna Creer , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 10 June 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 June 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
Untitled Carol Middleton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 342 2012; (p. 59)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
Inspired Choices Anna Creer , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 10 June 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 June 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter 2012 single work novel
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