No sub­ject is ta­boo... this is an op­por­tu­nity for us to gain in­sight into the so­ci­ety around us — LAALEEN SUKHERA

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in Lon­don after at­tend­ing his play, Three Days of Rain. I was dy­ing to ask him Darcy- re­lated ques­tions but I curbed my in­ner fan girl. He was ut­terly charm­ing! It is one of the most mem­o­rable 30 min­utes of my life,” she re­calls.

Years later, as she dis­cov­ered so­cial me­dia, Laaleen made it a rit­ual to spark a de­bate around Austen’s nov­els. Soon, she re­alised she wasn’t the only one be­sot­ted by the English writer. DRESSED TO KILL? Mem­bers of JASP in Re­gency- era cloth­ing

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