Pride And Prejudice (collins Classics) by Jane AustenPride And Prejudice (collins Classics) by Jane Austen

Pride And Prejudice (collins Classics)

byJane Austen

Paperback | July 4, 2017

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HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics.'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.'Elizabeth Bennet, full of vivacity and wit, lives a quiet country existence with her four sisters. To the delight of their mother, determined to find her daughters suitable matches, the eligible Mr Darcy and Mr Bingley arrive in the neighbourhood, bringing with them dancing, wealth - and opportunity. At first repulsed by Darcy's haughty air, Elizabeth vows to have nothing to do with him. It is only as she makes her own errors of judgement that the pair begin to understand each other, and come to realise that first impressions are not always as they seem.Jane Austen's best-loved tale of marriage and society in Georgian England continues to delight modern readers with its social comedy, well-drawn characters and subtle nuances.
Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens l...
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Title:Pride And Prejudice (collins Classics)Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pagesPublished:July 4, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0008195498

ISBN - 13:9780008195496

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Timeless I find classics really capturing, we can get lost in another world; a different world. This book is really interesting and explains that time period really well. I find this a really calming book to read.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Favourite I'm not a romance reader, and not really a fan of Jane Austen (I find her wordy) but I adore this story. Captivating and real. A definite must read!
Date published: 2017-02-08