Much Ado in Meryton: Pride and Prejudice Meets Shakespeare (Paperback)

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A tale of friends, enemies, and the power of love.

"Thou and I are too wise to woo peaceably." - Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, 5.2

Mr. Darcy's arrival in Meryton raises many people's disdain, and Elizabeth Bennet's ire. An insult at a dance is returned in full measure, and soon the two find themselves in a merry war of words, trading barbs at every encounter. Matters go from bad to worse when Elizabeth and Darcy find themselves living under the same roof for a time, and their constant bickering frays everybody's nerves.

Will a clever scheme by their family and friends bring some peace to Netherfield's halls? And what of Mr. Wickham, whose charming presence is not quite so welcome by some members of the party? When the games get out of hand and nastier elements come into play, will everybody's chances for happiness be ruined forever?

This clever mash-up of Pride and Prejudice and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing casts our beloved characters in fresh light, uniting Jane Austen's keen insight into love and character, and Shakespeare's biting wit.

Much Ado in Meryton is a full-length novel of about 80,000 words.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781777150471
ISBN-10: 1777150477
Publisher: Bay Crest Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 2021
Pages: 328
Language: English