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“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are pretty women to deserve them.”

Very funny story about a little lady's adventures while she gets to marry the love of her life. Not the best one of Jane Austen, but it captures pretty clearly the thoughts and feelings of a young and innocent seventeen year old facing friends betrayals and broken hearts. A light reading.

Vanità e orgoglio sono ben diversi tra loro, anche se queste due parole vengono spesso usate nello stesso senso. Una persona può essere orgogliosa senza essere vana. L'orgoglio si riferisce soprattutto a quello che pensiamo di noi stessi; la vanità a ciò che vorremmo che gli altri pensassero di noi. #Orgoglioepregiudizio

The land of books...there would be the mountains, the garbage dump, the palaces and high towers of books...

When I started this book, I could not put it down. I think I finished it in less than a day.

Back then a majority of the ppl didn't have tv's, radios, yes. NOW we need to have mandatory no tv, no video game, no computer, etc. days/nights & make everyone read.

BBC's The Beauty of Books: Penguin, Orwell, and the Paperback Cover Design Revolution | Brain Pickings

really interesting. worth a try. the story's a bit weird but the way Suskind described the scents, oh my, it's almost like you can smell it for real