Pride and Prejudice - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
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Pride and Prejudice - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages
Published: 28/11/2019
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Impeccably crafted in flawless prose, the delightfully witty courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy is brimming with Austen's characteristic playfulness and comic irony. 

"He began to feel the danger of paying Elizabeth too much attention."

Pride and Prejudice , one of the most famous love stories of all time, has also proven itself as a treasured mainstay of the English literary canon. With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity. Misconceptions and hasty judgements bring heartache and scandal, but eventually lead to true understanding, self-knowledge, and love.

It's almost impossible to open Pride and Prejudice without feeling the pressure of so many readers having known and loved this novel already. Will you fail the test - or will you love it too? As a story that celebrates more unflinchingly than any of Austen's other novels the happy meeting-of-true-minds, and one that has attracted the most fans over the centuries, Pride and Prejudice sets up an echo chamber of good feelings in which romantic love and the love of reading amplify each other.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198826736
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 17 mm

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Having read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies I thought it was about time I read the original, although now I am honestly wondering why. This type of romantic period fiction is obviously not my thing as I found pretty... More

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“An Austen Classic!”

Austen's place in the English literary canon has remained solid since F.R. Leavis in his influential book 'The Great Tradition' listed her as one of the greatest English novelists. For the average... More

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“Pride and Prejudice”

My favourite story of all time. How can one rival the elegance of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'? '

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