I try to improve my mind but reading classics but I find the prose too prosey for my taste. I got about 15% in before I backed out of the families and left them to their devices and miseries. I'll never make an English Classics scholar, that's for sure. It is well written but simply not a style I am comfortable with.
I enjoyed this book immensely. Such prose and poetry. It explores the differences not only between class and gender but also between different types of people; the cultural and spiritual opposed to the pragmatic and business-like and how their lives and beliefs intersect.
Enjoyed the movie but there is much more going on in the reading than it is possible to take in when watching. So Well worth the purchase.( pity my Kindle Reader has just packed up after only three years of use,)