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The Colonel Chris Webster

The Colonel

Chris Webster

Published November 27th 2012
ISBN : 9781481089265
Paperback
118 pages
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 About the Book 

Jane Austen’s first romantic novel, Sense and Sensibility, lacks a leading man like Darcy, who makes romantic readers revel in Pride and Prejudice. Its hero, Willoughby, is never tamed, and lovely Marianne is claimed by a boring anti-hero, the ageingMoreJane Austen’s first romantic novel, Sense and Sensibility, lacks a leading man like Darcy, who makes romantic readers revel in Pride and Prejudice. Its hero, Willoughby, is never tamed, and lovely Marianne is claimed by a boring anti-hero, the ageing failure, Colonel Brandon. But this verse novel shapes him up to shine above that callow pup- a dashing blade, worthy to stand on equal terms, as you will read, with any other romantic lead.