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Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


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Summary

When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever.

Pride and Prejudice Summary

Pride and Prejudice: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition by Jane Austen

'Vanity, not love, has been my folly'

When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life.

Pride and Prejudice Reviews

"The wit of Jane Austen has for partner the perfection of her taste." --Virginia Woolf

"Nobody has ever been slyer with characters than Austen." --Marlon James, "My 10 Favorite Books," in T: The New York Times Style Magazine

About Jane Austen

Jane Austen, the daughter of a clergyman, was born in Hampshire in 1775, and later lived in Bath and the village of Chawton. As a child and teenager, she wrote brilliantly witty stories for her family's amusement, as well as a novella, Lady Susan. Her first published novel was Sense and Sensibility, which appeared in 1811 and was soon followed by Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma. Austen died in 1817, and Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published posthumously in 1818.

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GOR008338748
9780143105428
0143105426
Pride and Prejudice: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition by Jane Austen
Used - Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2009-08-22
352
N/A
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