Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice Summary

An Apple Books Classic edition.

Jane Austen’s beloved classic opens with this witty and very memorable line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” With all the twists and turns of a soap opera, Pride and Prejudice chronicles the drama that ensues when the wealthy bachelor Mr. Darcy moves close to the Bennet family home in the English countryside. The news of his arrival sends the socially ambitious Mrs. Bennet-whose main concern is finding suitable matches for her five daughters-into overdrive.

The book’s main character, the high-spirited Elizabeth Bennet, is a strikingly modern heroine: a woman who refuses to lower her expectations or transform herself to suit society’s norms. Austen’s novel achieves a remarkable balance, serving up barbed criticism of the obsession with money, status, and matrimony even as it draws us into a swoon-worthy love story. At its heart, Pride and Prejudice is a romantic comedy, and a darned great one at that. It’s so much fun to turn the pages and wonder about Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy: Will they or won’t they overcome their excessive pride and initial prejudices to make a happily-ever-after connection?



Book Reviews

ACEYPOOH

read it5 star

bloody el', it's a great book! god bless you jane austen55

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Nice4 star

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ISABELLE_2007

Amazing!!5 star

This book is a classic that I will most likely read again with an amazing story.55

gryffindortota

LOVED IT5 star

This is by far the most beautiful book I’ve ever read. Totally fell in love with every detail, the lively Lizzy Bennet and socially awkward Mr Darcy. I don’t think I’ll ever find a book as wonderful and heartwarming as pride and prejudice.55

EllieMW06

Pride And Prejudice5 star

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Great read5 star

Lovely. Just lovely.55

kindra rea

A must read5 star

This book was the most captivating book I have read in a while. I wanted to read it because it’s a classic, and I have never seen the movie so I didn’t know what it was about. So glad I read this before watching the movie. This kept me anxious to read every day! What an incredibly well written book.55

yalljustletmeleaveinpeace

Wow, where do I even begin?5 star

This book really is incredible, by far my favorite. Although at times I find the old language a bit hard to understand, (supplemented with the movies, it's easier to pick up on sarcasm) I adore this book. The romance is so sweet and so frank, and each character is the quintessential character of their kind. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Please go and read it!! You will not be disappointed!55



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