Pride and Prejudice, Annotated
- Sales Rank:242,528
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:January 1, 1948
This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition™ includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader enjoy the characters and situations as Austen intended and not merely as relics
of a long-past era.
Jane’s Austen’s delightfully scathing satire on class, pride, and proper behavior is as beloved today as it was when first published in 1813. The long road that the quick-witted, sharp-tongued Elizabeth Bennet and the haughty Darcy travel from mutual disdain to unfulfilled longing and finally to love and marriage is beset with obstacles in the form of Elizabeth’s insufferable mother, irrepressible younger sister, and Darcy’s own secret pain.
In Pride and Prejudice, Austen has captured not only the frivolous sensibilities of early-nineteenth-century provincial England, but also the hearts and minds of anyone who has loved outside of social expectations and aspired to a happiness
beyond mere propriety.
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