Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Murdoch does Austen

'Pride and Prejudice as rewritten by IM would probably make Mr Collins into an agonised atheist priest, perhaps having an affair with Lady Catherine de Bourgh. Lizzie Bennet would surely discover that Mr Darcy was homosexual and in love with Wickham, which is why he intervened in the elopement of that young man with Lydia....'

- A.N. Wilson, Iris Murdoch As I Knew Her