Book Discussion: Longbourn by Jo Baker

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Large Room
Community Room

Event Details

Winter 2019 Book Discussion Series, "Classics Retold" Longbourn by Jo Baker "Pride and Prejudice" told from the servants' perspective. The Bennets and Mr. Darcy take a backseat in this look at the Longbourn estate as seen through the eyes of minor characters from Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The real drama unfolds downstairs where a young housemaid falls for the newly hired footman. Others such as Mr. Collins, Mr. Wickham, and cook/head of servants Mrs. Hill take center stage in this evocative look at the lives of the lower classes in 19th century England.
Event Type(s): Book Group
Age Group(s): Adult
David M. Stokes
(248) 684-0845 ext. 305

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