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Pride and prejudice

Author: Jane Austen; Vivien Jones
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2009.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." With this famous declaration, Jane Austen launches into the story of the five Bennet sisters, a story that on first reading is full of suspense, surprise and, ultimately, satisfaction, and which on re-reading commands a deeper admiration for the author's remarkable skill in managing a deceptively
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Genre/Form: Novels
Romance fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Elizabeth Bennet, (Fictitious character); Fitzwilliam Darcy, (Fictitious character); Elizabeth Bennet, (Fictitious character); Fitzwilliam Darcy, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Vivien Jones
ISBN: 9780141040349 0141040343 9780143105428 0143105426
OCLC Number: 502355342
Description: xlii, 339 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
The Penguin edition of the novels of Jane Austen --
Chronology --
Introduction --
Further reading --
Note on the text --
Pride and prejudice --
Volume one --
Volume two --
Volume three --
Appendix : Original Penguin classics introduction / by Tony Tanner --
Emendations to the text --
Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; editor, Vivien Jones.

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When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved  Read more...

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