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Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)

Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)

Author: Jane Austen; Tony Tanner (Introduction by); Vivien Jones (Editor, Notes by, Introduction by); Anne Rees Jones (Abridged by)
Series: Penguin Classics Ser.
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Pride and Prejudice, one of the world's most popular novels. Pride and Prejudice--Austen's own 'darling child'--tells the story of fiercely independent Elizabeth Bennett, one of five sisters who must marry rich, as she confounds the arrogant, wealthy Mr. Darcy. What ensues is one of the most delightful and engrossingly readable courtships known to literature, written by a precocious Austen when she was just twenty-one years old. Humorous and profound, and filled with highly entertaining dialogue, this witty comedy of manners dips and turns through drawing-rooms and plots to reach an immensely satisfying finale.

Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.


-The wit of Jane Austen has for partner the perfection of her taste.---Virginia Woolf 

Author description

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 and 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.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141439518
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : December 2002
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2002
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : chronology, notes
  • : General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
  • : 480
  • : 2003265779
  • : General Adult
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : 2003
  • : Paperback
  • : Jane Austen; Tony Tanner (Introduction by); Vivien Jones (Editor, Notes by, Introduction by); Anne Rees Jones (Abridged by)