Everything you need to understand or teach An Assembly Such as This by Pamela Aidan.
"An Assembly Such As This" by Pamela Aidan is the first part of a trilogy retelling Jane Austen's classic, "Pride and Prejudice." Darcy, an upper-class gentleman, tries to fight his attraction for Elizabeth Bennet, a young lady with unacceptable relations; simultaneously, Darcy tries to dissuade his friend, Charles Bingley, from pursuing Jane Bennet, Elizabet's sister. "An Assembly Such As This" brilliantly retells one-third of the renowned tale about Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet from Darcy's point of view.
At the Meryton assembly, Bingley meets and dances with the most handsome lady in the room, Miss Jane Bennet. Meanwhile, Darcy insults Jane's sister, Elizabeth, by stating that she is "not handsome enough to tempt me," though he finds her intriguing. Returning to Netherfield, Darcy is happy to receive a letter from Georgiana, his younger sister, that expresses her recovery from last summer's fiasco with George Wickham. Darcy rides out...
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