Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is one of the great classics. First published in 1813 it is one of the most-loved books in the English language. The book is set in rural England during the 18th century. The novel follows the young Elizabeth Bennet and how she learns about the consequences of hasty judgements and the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness.

Mr. Bennet, Elizabeth’s father, has 5 daughters but no male heir to pass his property on to when he dies. Elizabeth and her sisters and mother would be left destitute if not at least one of the girls marry well to support the others. The family lives a a quiet life until the distinguished Mr Bingley and his friend Mr Darcy comes calling.


ISBN: 9789175710242
Language: English
Format: ePub
Author: Jane Austen
Jane Austen was an English novelist who lived from 1775 to 1817 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. Born in the county of Hampshire, Austen wrote six novels that are beloved …