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Yet those most attached to Miss Austen's novels have usually preferred the later ones , Mansfield Park , Emma , and Persuasion , which were written after an interval of more than ten years . During that long silence , the reason for ...
Miss Bates , the garrulous , woolly - minded spinster , is an excellent example of Miss Austen's use of the minor character . Miss Bates rambles on , innocent and silly , almost in stream - of - consciousness fashion ; but she rambles ...
It is excellent fun ; Miss Ferrier produces a series of good - humored grotesques of Highland characters : the three aunts Miss Jackie , Miss Grizzie , and Miss Nicky , the old laird , Lady McLaughlin and Sir Sampson .
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review