What’s better than a 200 year old Regency vampire, a Jewish vampire hunter, and a clueless son? A vampire/human grand baby or death, of course. Admittedly, I was skeptical of Jane Goes Batty. But I came around for most of the book. The dialogue, sharp and pointed, the characters more fleshed out and alive or […]
Jane Austen as a fictional character
Even knowing how it must end, I found myself tearing up and hoping for a different outcome.
She is, in my opinion, the Larry David of vampires; going through her life avoiding everyone at all costs, because she’s just too self-important and self-absorbed.
According to Jewish folklore Lilith was Adam’s first wife, the one that never made it into the Bible.
This month we continue with Ford’s trilogy reading Jane Goes Batty. At 285 pages it is the perfect summer beach/weekend read.
In Michael Thomas Ford’s, Jane Bites Back, a love triangle arises between three main characters: Jane Austen (the vampire), Walter (the boring guy), and Lord Byron (the poet/vampire).
Maybe I have just read too many books. Is that even possible?
Author’s note: this post will contain a few plot spoilers, thoughts on writing styles. So if you have not finished this book, then you may want to come to this post after you do so.
Two hundred years after her death, vampire/incognito-author, Jane Fairfax (a.k.a Jane Austen), runs a bookstore in quiet Upstate New York.