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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen


PUBLISHED: 30th November 2009
ISBN: 9780141040349
ANNOTATION:
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.
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PUBLISHED: 30th November 2009
ISBN: 9780141040349
ANNOTATION:
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.

Annotation

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.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was modest about her own genius but is one of English literature's greatest and most admired writers. She is the author of Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. Vivien Jones is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Leeds. Tony Tanner was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Cambridge.

Review

"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

Product Details

Author
Jane Austen
Short Title
PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Audience Age
17-17
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
0141040343
ISBN-13
9780141040349
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Year
2009
Publication Date
2009-11-30
Pages
435
Series
Penguin Classics
Illustrations
Yes
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Residence
ENK
Illustrator
Coralie Bickford-Smith
Edited by
Vivien Jones