That Sir Walter Elliot, he certainly gets around. The man is timeless -- Jane Austen's top-lofty baronet whom generations of readers have loved to hate. This week, he who was "Born to be Seen" is sharing with Just Jane's 1813's "vulgarian readers" the proper reasons to attend church. My oh my. Methinks that man is "cruising for… Continue reading Marrying Well for Fun & Profit giveaway
Sir Walter is on the loose at Diary of an Eccentric!
He’s in charge of promoting his new book, Marrying Well for Fun & Profit, and he’s running with it.
In Marrying Well for Fun & Profit: Persuasion’s Sir Walter Elliot Advises the Upwardly Mobile Miss, Laura Hile channels Jane Austen’s high society expert. Today, I’m delighted to welcome the man himself to Diary of an Eccentric. Please give a warm welcome to Sir Walter Elliot:
My Dear Vulgarian Reader,
After 200 years of silence, I, Sir Walter Elliot, have written a book, Marrying Well for Fun & Profit.
Its publication represents a triumph. You see, Jane Austen misquoted me frightfully in Persuasion. Now I am able to speak for myself.
Marrying Well is a treasure trove of practical tips and social sagacity. It is designed to be read for inspiration, say, alongside your morning coffee or tea. And you need advice, dear reader, because marrying above one’s station is not as easy as it appears.
Are you thinking that I, a baronet, have had to take…
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This morning I realized that it was Friday the 13th. I have a fondness for this day, because eight months ago I published Darcy By Any Other Name on the 13th. My Freaky Friday romance released on "Freaky Friday." I'm still smiling about that. What better way to celebrate than to publish another book? It… Continue reading Marrying Well For Fun & Profit is LIVE !