Austen's best-loved tale of love, marriage and society in class-conscious Georgian England still delights modern readers today with its comedy and characters.
It follows the feisty, quick-witted Elizabeth Bennet as her parents seek to ensure good marriages for her and her sisters in order to secure their future.
The protagonists Darcy and Elizabeth learn much about themselves and those around them and Austen's expertly crafted comedy characters of Mrs Bennet and Mr Collins demonstrate her great artistry as a writer.
About the Author
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, her realism and biting social commentary cementing her historical importance among scholars and critics.
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Comments about Pride and Prejudice:
I love this book, it's one of my all time favourites. Unfortunately this edition feels a bit stingy despite a pretty cover - the type is very small and cramped compared to other books. I would recommend this book to anyone, but would recommend they buy a different edition.
Series: Collins Classics
Number Of Pages: 402
Published: 1st April 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 11.0 x 17.5 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.218