I'm lost in Austen this week. Sunday I watched the first episode of the latest TV version of Emma on PBS. It was quite enjoyable! Everyone was adorable in their period costumes. Emma is played by Romola Garai and
George Knightley by Jonny Lee Miller. I loved their verbal sparring.
There was a little Twitter party on the go while watching Emma. All the Austenites were tweeting away about the show. I ended up DVRing the episode so I can watch it again later; I missed so much while chatting. There was a lot said about the costumes. Emma looked spectacular in red and she wore a lot of it. I love red so I approved. I want to wear her clothes!
Also this week, I've been reading Austenland by Shannon Hale and enjoying the whole idea of having an Austen vacation. Kelly and I will be discussing that one soon. In the meantime, here's a question for you:
If you could temporarily immerse yourself in an Austen novel (the story, the clothes, the houses, the men), which one would you choose?