So the challenge was to retell "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens in the form of an email inbox. This is the result. As always, start at the bottom... Never read much Dickens, and was surprised at the humour. Echoes of Terry Pratchett … [Read more...] about Scrooge’s emails
If only they had email in 1810
They do now.
A large fortune is no protection from Regency spam. Fortunately, Mr Darcy has the very best email security installed at Pemberley: … [Read more...] about Mr Darcy’s spam folder
"Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death". And a glimpse into Wentworth's inbox proves the point. The famous letter is one reason it's my favourite Austen novel. … [Read more...] about Captain Wentworth’s emails
These first appeared at an old site of mine ("Famous Inboxes"), but I thought it might be fun to resurrect Snape's emails here. … [Read more...] about Severus Snape’s emails
Trying to bring a little lightheartedness to a dark, dark character. Heathcliff's not a big email user, though, thanks to poor connectivity out on the moors. … [Read more...] about Heathcliff’s emails
The Emma story, as seen through the medium of Mr Knightley's emails. Read the book for the first time recently. Took a while to get into it, as neither of the main characters is conventionally "nice" in the modern sense. But it grew on me, as … [Read more...] about Mr Knightley’s emails