Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride And Prejudice

byJane AustenIntroduction byMargaret DrabbleAfterword byEloisa James

Mass Market Paperback | January 2, 2008

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Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners is one of the most universally loved and admired English novels of all time.

Spirited Elizabeth Bennet is one of a family of five daughters, and with no male heir, the Bennet estate must someday pass to their priggish cousin William Collins. Therefore, the girls must marry well—and thus is launched the story of Elizabeth and the arrogant bachelor Mr. Darcy, in a novel renowned as the epitome of romance and wit. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen’s masterwork, an entertaining portrait of matrimonial rites and rivalries, timeless in its hilarity and its honesty.

With an Introduction by Margaret Drabble
and an Afterword by Eloisa James

About The Author

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was born in Hampshire, England, to George Austen, a rector, and his wife, Cassandra. Like many girls of her day, she was educated at home, where she began her literary career by writing parodies and skits for the amusement of her large family. Although Austen did not marry, she did have several suitors and once ...
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Title:Pride And PrejudiceFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.88 × 4.2 × 1.06 inPublished:January 2, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0451530780

ISBN - 13:9780451530783

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“[Austen] had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life which is…the most wonderful I ever met.”—Sir Walter Scott