Pride and Prejudice Author:Jane Austen One of the most universally loved and admired English novels, Pride and Prejudice, was penned as a popular entertainment. But the consummate artistry of Jane Austen (1775-1817) Transformed this effervescent tale of rural romance into a witty, shrewdly observed satire of English country life that is now regarded as one of the principal treasure o... more »f English literature.
In a remote Hertfordshire village, far off the good coach roads of George III's England, a country squire of no great means must marry of his five vivacious daughters. At the heart of this all-consumming enterprise are his headstrong second daughter Elizabeth Bennet and her aristocratic suitor Fitzwilliam Darcy--two lovers whose pride must be humbled and prejudices dissolved before the novel can come to its splendid conclusion.
Unabridged Dover (1995) republication of a standard text reprinted from the 1813 edition.« less