Pride And Prejudice by Jane AustenPride And Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride And Prejudice

byJane Austen

Paperback | September 9, 2014

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The nation's favourite Jane Austen novel -- her enduing story of pride and prejudice.
     When Elizabeth Bennet meets Mr Darcy she is repelled by his overbearing pride, and prejudice towards her family. But the Bennet girls are in need of financial security in the shape of husbands, so when Darcy's friend, the affable Mr Bingley, forms an attachment to Jane, Darcy becomes increasingly hard to avoid. Polite society will be turned upside down in this witty drama of friendship, rivalry and love -- Jane Austen's classic romance novel.  

   • Now a major film starring Keira Knightly. 

   • Adapted for TV in the well-loved 1995 BBC drama starring Colin Firth. 

   • With a new introduction  by Alexander McCall Smith
JANE AUSTEN was born in Steventon rectory on December 16, 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1...
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Title:Pride And PrejudiceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7 × 5.14 × 1.1 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099589338

ISBN - 13:9780099589334

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional! This is a novel I can read over and over again and never get sick of! I love the characters, especially Mr. Darcy! It is a wonderful novel full of romance!
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Brilliant Pride and Prejudice is a classic for a reason because of its complex characters and romance to sweep you off your feet! Is very very similar to all of Austen's other works
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Must Read With easily relatable characters and a gorgeous writing style, Austen once again brings to life a complicated yet endearing romance with the bonds of sisterhood
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Classic! The characters are strong and easy to relate to, even today. Pride and Prejudice both reign in our world today and there is much to be learned from Austen's characters and strong narrative; consider what it would look like today - there are so many books that spawn from and take off from this one (e.g. Lizzie Bennet Diaries) that it's awesomeness and timelessness really speaks for itself!
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous edition Absolutely stunning edition. I've looked around at various Austen hardcover editions and this one is by far the best!
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a classic I loved reading this and have done so many times over the years
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb Book One of the best books ever written. You'll love it so much the first time that you'll no doubt go back and read it again many time. I certainly did! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from all time favourite everytime i read this book i fall in love with it more and more each time.
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Over-hyped I don't think this novel stands up to the hype. The writing is very good though, which is why I still gave it 3 stars.
Date published: 2017-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Pride and Prejudice is a wonderful book that has stayed popular through the ages. Jane Austen is an incredible writer, and this book is definitely a masterpiece.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A classic novel that never gets old One of my favorite books. Can't count how many times I've read it.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic A timeless classic I can read over and over again.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic A timeless classic I can read over and over again.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorite Can't count how many times I've read this novel
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic One of my favourite books of all time.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute editons Love this classic!! Great $$
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my favourite this is my favourite Jane Austin story. I have read this many times. and every time, i feel like it is the first time.
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Every Young Lady Must Read In my opinion this novel is a life lesson for young ladies and a must read! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic read That withstands repeat readings. And the worst thing about this new edition, is I feel obliged to complete my collection with the other 25 books!!
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best I loved this book! I never read it growing up and I never saw the movie. but I thoroughly enjoyed reading it
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exquisite novel! #plumreview A favourite read and this is a lovely edition.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly sized edition of a classic! If you also like having a book on hand, you will find this edition of a classsic Jane Austen novel to be the ideal size to fit in almost any bag. 'Tis 10cm by 16cm, with small font to accommodate, and features a timeless gild along the page edges. I have a guilty pleasure of buying books with beautiful artwork on its cover, befitting the tale inside, and I will definitely be buying the other classic novels from this publisher! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from swallow your pride and read Jane Austen is undergoing some sort of revival these past few decades as people rediscover her. This is probably the best of the lot for a beginner to prime them for other Jane.
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from okay was fine when i read it but i wouldn't read it again
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CLASSIC! A classic! Simply no other words for it!
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully Written This book is just awesome. In it, you can find humor, sexism, femininity, power, class and almost everything that is wrong with the society. really a classic, you should read
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this!! This is one of the best novels written of our times, a must read classic over and over again. This story does not get old.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Really nice cover for the classic love story
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic staple Of course the story is amazing, a classic everyone should read! The actual book itself is my absolute favourite set and I've started to collect the word cloud classics because of this book. Great gift book as it's beautiful.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from What's the big deal? Another extremely hyped book that bored me to tears... Couldn't even finish it
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True classic Pride and Prejudice is a story that has gone on to be the foundation of your typical Hollywood romance movie. Girl meets guy, they don't like each other, but they eventually grow to fall in love. So while Hollywood has turned this story structure into pretty generic stuff, Pride and Prejudice still holds up well as a very good read. It's also quite interesting to see how this story has shaped quite a few story tropes in modern day society.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beloved Classic Pride & Prejudice is a book I usually read at least once a year. The characters are delightful, funny, sometimes a little villainous, and Mr. Darcy never fails to charm me. There is a reason why Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy are considered one of the most perfect, treasured couples in literary history. This is a wonderful romance novel but also a novel about family and self-growth. Pride & Prejudice is my favourite novel by Jane Austen and one of my favourite classics of all time.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Classic I read this book once a year and every time I do, I cannot get over the sparkling vivacity and wit of the writing style. I love this book to pieces and highly recommend it.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best My favourite classic. Fell in love with it the first time I read it, and it gets better with each read!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Favourite Classic! A book that you learn to love more every time you read it!
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love Jane Austen This is my first and my favourite Jane Austen novel.
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic It's a classic so you can't really go wrong. It's not only a wonderful love story, but a good story about a dysfunctional family as well.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must read classic A national classic - clearly since it's been remade and recreated so many times. Somewhere in between a traditional and non-traditional love story; we all have fallen for Mr. Darcy at one point or another .
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All time favourite novel! I've read Pride and Prejudice twice now, and it never fails to entertain me. Jane Austen is a master novelist, and this is possibly her best one. All the characters are so well developed, and there's so much to get out of this novel. Just absolutely amazing! #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exciting I am not one for love novels but I have to tell you it is amazing. The characters are so well developed and you really want them to be happy. The main character is also really relatable and intelligent unlike most female characters in love novels especially. I could not put the book down, and I have to say that it is a very satisfying ending as well. There is a reason it is still one of the most popular books despite it being 200 years old. Well deserving of being called a classic.
Date published: 2016-03-02

Editorial Reviews

• "Like Irvine Welsh, I am a great admirer of Jane Austen." --Alexander McCall Smith

 • "Another question I've been regularly asked over the past year is what models I had in mind when writing Curious Incident. Was it To Kill a Mockingbird? Was it Catcher in the Rye? In fact, the book most often in my mind was Pride and Prejudice." --Mark Haddon