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Kitty and Lydia Bennet, the two youngest sisters from Pride and Prejudice, are the wildest, craziest flirts that Jane Austen ever created. They're mad for any man in uniform -- "they could talk of nothing but officers," Austen writes -- and spend all their free time in the village where the local militia is stationed, trying to meet as many soldiers as possible. Their behavior is so obvious and embarrassing that Mr. Darcy cites it, along with Mrs.
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She went on to study English Literature at Cambridge University. Lauren worked as a journalist for newspapers and music magazines before moving to Tuscany to write books, work as a waitress, learn Italian, and party through the rest of her twenties. Finally, she dragged herself away from Italy, and, lured by Sex and the City , moved to Manhattan. After eight extremely action-packed years in New York, she is now settled in London with an American husband and two suitably neurotic New York cats.
Dating - nowadays, it can be, as Lauren Henderson points out with her gift for a striking simile, 'like walking through a minefield'. And so Henderson, author of such classics as Freeze My Margarita, has hit upon the idea of turning back to the wisdom of literature's acknowledged expert on matters of the heart. Leaving aside for the moment the fact that this is rubbish, there is an even more glaring problem at the heart of Henderson's thesis.