I just read Persuasion for the first time. I’d seen the movie long ago, but the fun of reading Anne and Frederick through the maze with a certain end was satisfying. More importantly, I didn’t remember some of the side characters from movie versions. What will happen to Captain B? Will Henrietta marry her cousin? (And should I feel bad that I’m rooting for something likely to produce children without earlobes?) These are the questions that kept me turning pages right to the mostly anticipated finale. I am grateful that movies (and worse, Wishbone) are too short to include the complete stories of classics.
There are some things that Wishbone didn’t spoil