after years of watching the movies and discussing it with family and friends. I enjoy how truly frank and ballsy Lizzy is in the book. My plan is to rewatch the BBC mini-series when I'm finished with the book, as I haven't seen it since I was quite young and watched it with my mom.
I'm reading the little red Collector's Library edition, and in it are these wonderful drawings by victorian illustrator Hugh Thompson. There's a shocking lack of good quality images online of his work, but here's what I could find.
'And your defect is a propensity to hate everybody.'
'And yours,' he replied with a smile,
'is wilfully to misunderstand them.'
tit-for-tat. tête-à-tête. witty banter. j'adore l'époque victorienne.