Hardy, Thomas, Jude the Obscure, Worst couples in literature, Writers

11 worst couples in literature: Arabella Donn & Jude Fawley from Jude the Obscure

No. 7.  Arabella Donn and Jude Fawley from Jude the Obscure Spoiler alert! Wonderful writing, but such a sad tale. Jude was the first adult book I ever read. Bromley Public Library. A strange choice really, especially given the ending! Even so, I could tell there was something magical about it. "But his dreams were… Continue reading 11 worst couples in literature: Arabella Donn & Jude Fawley from Jude the Obscure

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Austen, Jane, Book trivia, Pride and Prejudice, Worst couples in literature, Writers

11 worst couples in literature: Charlotte Lucas & Mr Collins from Pride and Prejudice

No. 11. Charlotte Lucas and Mr. Collins from Pride and Prejudice Charlotte Lucas and Mr. Collins: Charlotte Lucas seems a pleasant young woman. She has a sense of humour and is a close friend of the delightful Elizabeth Bennet. What a shame then that she marries that fawning, conceited, potato and chimney connoisseur, Mr Collins.… Continue reading 11 worst couples in literature: Charlotte Lucas & Mr Collins from Pride and Prejudice