Mrs. Bennet's Sentiments

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18th Century

Dori Salerno

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JANE AUSTEN’S MOTHER TELLS ALL Jane Austen's Mrs. Bennet, mother of five difficult teenage daughters, is silent no more!! Those who grew up enjoying Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice will delight in Mrs. Bennet's Sentiments. Mrs. Bennet finally tells her side of the story



Short Summary

JANE AUSTEN’S MOTHER TELLS ALL Tired of having her ungrateful girls roll their eyes at her and watching her husband retreat to his man cave, Mrs Bennet is having her own midlife crisis. Being the mother of five daughters and managing a household isn't easy, and she must get them married.


English countryside, London

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Quest,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Miriam Bennet

Age: 40 plus

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Desperate,Skillful,Outspoken,Blunt,Underdog,Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Mr Bennet

Age: 40 plus

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Masculine,Narcisstic,Educated,Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Lizzy

Age: 20 plus

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Narcisstic,Outspoken,Sarcastic,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Darcy

Age: 25 plus

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Narcisstic,Heartthrob,Leader,Unapologetic,Sophisticated,Masculine,Complex,Educated

About The Author

Ms. Salois Salerno is the author of the novel Mrs. Bennet’s Sentiments which received the People Magazine top new fiction pick in November 2016. She is the Executive Artistic Director. She has produced with San Diego Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse presented Anna Deavere Smith’s New York production of Let Me Down Easy in association with Arena Stage’s national tour. As a director and producer Ms. Salois has brought over 37 plays to fruition. Her work with Vantage includes the production of Lynne Kaufman’s Be Here Now The Journey Of Ram Dass. She brought Joel Drake Johnson’s 2015 Nominee as Best Off -Broadway play Rasheeda Speaking to La Jolla. She most recently developed and brought Jesse Kornbluth’s play The Color Of Light about Matisse to life as a world premiere in January 2018 to sold out audiences which then went on to receive a New York production in April of 2019 She has written and directed for television, So This is Washington and West of Hedon. She has also written for the theatre. She is a coauthor of the plays The Importance of Being Earnest the Musical!, The Holy Man an adaptation of Susan Trotts novels, and Macgregor She received her Baccalaureate from Lowell University and her Masters from Georgetown University. She writes fiction under her married name Salerno.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Female Leaning

Group Specific

Jane Austen fans.

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Creat Space then Amazon

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available