1. "There was no husband, but those weren’t necessary anymore. There were boyfriends, and if they came and went in a regular stream of mutual dissatisfaction — well, that was the way of things, wasn’t it?"
    — Austenland, Shannon Hale (via imnotinittowinit)
     
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  3. recycledmoviecostumes:

    This regency era coat was first worn by Colin Firth as Mr.Darcy in the 1995 production of Pride and Prejudice, and then went on to be worn by J.J. Feild as Mr.Nobley in the film Austenland. At first glance the coat does not even seem to be the same, but there are a few clues, such as the button placement and overall cut of the garment, though the actual buttons seem to have been changed. Confirmation, however, comes from Shannon Hale, the author of Austenland.  She states on her website that they are indeed one in the same:

    "Later, I find out the costume coat and hat J.J. Feild is wearing are the same ones Colin Firth wore in Pride & Prejudice. Somehow, I’ve managed to enter Austenland. It’s ridiculous. And it’s so much fun."

    Costume Credit: Emma

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  5. "What separates the casual Jane Austen fan from the aficionado?
    Is it her admiration for the style and manners of the Regency era?
    The number of times she has read Austen’s novels?
    Or her consuming love for Mr. Darcy?

    A true aficionado of Austen does so much more than merely read her novels and admire her world from afar.
    She finds her way here to the world’s only immersive Austen experience."
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    Mrs. Wattlesbrook, Austenland (2013)

    (Source: yellowbirdhn)

     
  6. Tomorrow would be different.

    Tomorrow she would play for real.

    She was going to drive full force into the game, have a staggering good time, and kick the nasty Darcy habit for good.

    (Source: storiesaholic)

     

  7. mollywaddle:

    I JUST WATCHED AUSTENLAND AND I AM THE HAPPIEST I HAVE EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE

     
  8. Explaining fandom stuff to friends.

    It has to be the ugliest doll but the fact that he talks as says “I have ten thousand pounds a year” makes me want one.

     
  9. (Source: puellafelicia)

     
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