Sometimes you need to be a part of a culture to understand certain parts of it's humour. I think this is one of those times. Either that or it's just not funny. I'm Australian and it didn't even make me smile. So no, I wouldn't try another book by Jill Conner Browne. Her brand of humour escapes me.
Jill Conner Browne's accent is lovely to listen to.
I very much enjoyed this book and would listen to it again. It was interesting to listen to when keeping in mind Jane Austen's novels and the history of the period. I'm fond of history, Jane Austen and etiquette manuals encompassed two of the genres and helped my enjoyment of the third so I was very happy!
Nadia May read the book exactly as I would imagine a lady of the period reading it. Very prim and proper but still enjoyable to listen to.
I enjoy etiquette books and this one described various pitfalls with interesting examples of what to do and what not to do in a humorous manner. His examples of his own wrongdoings were amusing and kept him from ever becoming preachy.
I found the author's somewhat nasal voice rather distracting at first but when I became used to it I found his narration lively and sympathetic.
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