Written in the style and language so reminiscent of Jane Austen, "Follies Past" is the perfect prequel to "Pride and Prejudice." Kerr gives depth to many of Austen's more minor characters in charming and often surprising ways. The novel also incorporates a unique and incredibly sweet love story of the author's own making that feels distinctly 'Austen-esque' in its tone and theme.
I thoroughly enjoyed getting lost in this book. I usually tend to stay away from prequels or sequels to Austen novels because I feel that nothing can really do them justice. Follies Past proved me wrong and made we want to start reading Pride and Prejudice straight away!
- Asiyih (Goodreads.com)