Confession of Fitzwilliam Darcy
In Fitzwilliam Darcy, Jane Austen created the most intriguing hero of all time. Yet Pride and Prejudice is Elizabeth Bennet's story, which reveals little of Darcy's innermost thoughts. Now, in The Confession of Fitzwilliam Darcy, the reader is privy to the torment suffered by Darcy who, conscious of his superior position, is nevertheless drawn irresistibly to the delightful Elizabeth.Darcy tells us of his relationship with his sister Georgiana, his cousin Fitzwilliam and the dastardly Wickham. Revealed, too, is the background to Darcy's persuasion of and subsequent confession to Bingley, and what happened when he received a visit from his formidable aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh. All his encounters with Elizabeth are seen through his eyes and, in the aftermath of his disastrous proposal, we learn how his pride and arrogance are tempered by his unquenchable love for her.For all those to whom Pride and Prejudice is the romantic novel, Mary Street's remarkable and convincing telling of Darcy's story will prove irresistible.
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