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Pride and Prejudice is often considered Jane Austen's finest novel and a classic of English literature.
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"Pride and Prejudice" is undoubtedly one of the most beloved classic novels in history -- it's had countless adaptations, sequels and homages lavished on it over the years.
And Jane Austen's grand opus is still beloved for a good reason. While it's rather stuffily written much of the time, it has a vibrant core of witty dialogue and strong characters that shine like lanterns in the night -- and the best part of it is the interplay between the two strong-willed main characters, whose initial dislike of one another blossoms into love once they learn how to overcome his pride and her prejudice.
The Bennett family is in an uproar when wealthy Mr. Bingley moves into the neighborhood, and Mrs. Bennett is especially happy when he takes a liking to the eldest Bennett daughter Jane -- since their estate is entailed and there is no Mr. Bennett Jr., a good marriage is considered essential for at least one of the girls. But her forthright, independent sister Lizzie...
I ordered this because of its cover, but was disappointed in the condition it came in. It was bent from some ends and seemed to have shelf ware. I also did one day shipping, but it took an extra day to arrive. Either way, I wasn't happy with the condition it came in and the perfect cover for which I ordered this seems tainted.
Austen beautifully illustrates an oldest daughter's struggles of dealing with an arranged marriage by her parents. This fantastic story is a historic piece of writing that is timeless and will live on throughout the ages. So good it was made into a movie. Can't beat this price on this book either!
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