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“I was quickly hooked by the flawed, wonderfully drawn characters, the razor-sharp picture of an oppressively class-bound culture, and the strong woman at the center who skillfully wove her way through all the genteel perils. I read Pride and Prejudice about once every five years, swept away by the witty developments as Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy struggle to love and acceptance.” – Mary C. Curtis, The Charlotte Observer

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Black Orpheus.

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An amazing explosion of color, music, and life. A film masterpiece for the ages! The timeless legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of Carnaval in Rio de Janiero.

Directed by Marcel Camus. Color. 1959. Portuguese with optional English dubbing or subtitles.

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“Few aristocratic English families of the twentieth century enjoyed the glamorous notoriety of the infamous Mitford sisters. Nancy Mitford’s most famous novels, The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, satirize British aristocracy in the twenties and thirties through the amorous adventures of the Radletts, an exuberantly unconventional family closely modelled on Mitford’s own.” – http://www.amazon.com

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