Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."

So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues. Renowned literary critic and historian George Saintsbury in 1894 declared it the "most perfect, the most characteristic, the most eminently quintessential of its author's works," and Eudora Welty in the twentieth century described it as "irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be."

Title Pride and Prejudice
Author Jane Austen
Publisher Modern Library
Title First Published 10 October 2000
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 320 p.
ISBN-10 0679783261
ISBN-13 9780679783268
Publication Date 10 October 2000
Main content page count 320
Weight 16 oz.

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