Which do you enjoy more - the Austen canon or the Bronte canon?

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Which do you enjoy more - the Austen canon or the Bronte canon?

Post by Lil Reads » 28 Jun 2018, 18:05

It seems like some people prefer Austen or Bronte books.

Do you prefer specific books from each or just one author over all? Any particular reason?
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Post by adediran515 » 29 Jun 2018, 04:25

I prefer specific books. It is because it gives me focus on what I really need

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Post by pricklypurple » 30 Jun 2018, 16:04

I prefer Austen because I think Bronte's novels are much darker and I need to be in a certain mood to read them.

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Post by ScoutWrites » 09 Jul 2018, 21:02

I like the Bronte novels, especially Jane Eyre. But I have never read Austen because I thought the Pride and Prejudice movie was annoying and I didn't like the characters. Maybe if I tried the book, I might feel differently. Also some people have told me Sense and Sensibility is better. I think the Bronte style is more my taste though.

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Post by Abigail R » 01 Aug 2018, 08:41

I love the Bronte sisters, so I think I am biased because of that. I always think about how if they knew that all three of them ended up with classics still read today, they would be shocked! Especially Anne...

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Post by garima597 » 01 Aug 2018, 10:37

I prefer Austen's books. I have read Bronte's Jane eyre but i have liked Austen's books more.
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Post by Eldred Floki » 01 Aug 2018, 19:43

for me the Austin I think cuz I've gone through many of Bronte but still the time I spends on The Austin canon is much more fruitful to me

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Post by Vscholz » 05 Aug 2018, 14:46

Wuthering Heights is one of my all-time favorite books! I have yet to find a GOOD film adaptation (the 2011 version was quite bad and the one prior to that with Tom Hardy... well, it introduced me to Tom Hardy and I am thankful for that).

I have tried to read a few books by Jane Austen, but it doesn't seem quite my style. I think it is because I am too enamoured by Wuthering Heights and how awful the characters are to one another and how they deserve one another...

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Post by AnnaKathleen » 10 Aug 2018, 12:08

Bronte is on my list but I still have yet to pick up a book by them. I have read Austen's Pride and Prejudice and enjoyed it. I have quite a few books by both on my shelf that I need to read.
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Post by Kajori50 » 12 Aug 2018, 04:31

I believe it depends on the book and the mood I am in. Having said that, Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights' and Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' are two of my all time favourites.

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Post by Cher432 » 26 Aug 2018, 14:43

I would have to choose the Bronte sisters as I love more of their books but Jane Austen is also wonderful.

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Post by Facennagoss » 30 Aug 2018, 15:36

ScoutWrites wrote:
09 Jul 2018, 21:02
I like the Bronte novels, especially Jane Eyre. But I have never read Austen because I thought the Pride and Prejudice movie was annoying and I didn't like the characters. Maybe if I tried the book, I might feel differently. Also some people have told me Sense and Sensibility is better. I think the Bronte style is more my taste though.
I’m also not a fan of Pride and Prejudice but I highly recommend Emma as one of Austen’s better novels.

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Post by Nnamdi Sam » 06 Sep 2018, 05:03

I love to read the Bronte novels.although i have not once tried to read a novel by Austen. Maybe if i try to read an Austen novel, i might change my perspective.

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Post by Betykm » 13 Sep 2018, 21:38

Have not read either,,will try and make a choice though Austen's books sounds like something to go with

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Post by Vania25 » 17 Sep 2018, 16:29

I love Jane Eyre, but I must say that I prefer Austen because I just could not read the other Bronte's books.

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