• Sometimes she wished for someone she could tell about her problems, just to be able to say, ‘I’m in love with a man and I can’t have him.’ But that would only lead to questions she couldn’t answer, so she kept the secret and the pain inside, hoping someday she would no longer feel as if half of her were missing.

    Abigail Reynolds (2010). “Man Who Loved Pride and Prejudice: A modern love story with a Jane Austen twist”, p.252, Sourcebooks, Inc.