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  • Published: 1 October 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099511151
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $14.99

Pride and Prejudice




The nation's favourite Jane Austen novel - her enduring story of pride and prejudice


Discover Jane Austen's most beloved classic.

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.

**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

  • Published: 1 October 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099511151
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 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 1813 after much revision. She published four of her novels in her lifetime, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were both published posthumously in 1818.

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