Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen ; with features written by Philip Wilkinson.

By: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 [author.]
Contributor(s): Wilkinson, Philip, 1955- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: DK illustrated classics: Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2008Description: 392 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780756633318 Subject(s): Gentry -- England -- Fiction | Young women -- Fiction | Sisters -- Fiction | Courtship -- Fiction | Social classes -- England -- Fiction | Mate selection -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionDDC classification: 823/.7 LOC classification: PR4034 | .P7 2008Summary: When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life.
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First published: 1813.

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When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life.

Sequel: Pride and prescience, or, A truth universally acknowledged.

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