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


Pride and Prejudice5 star

Very enjoyable. GalwayGuy 30655


A bit tedious, but well worth it5 star

For this to have been written in 1813 and is so easy to understand still amazes me! I now see why it’s such a classic. The whole book was very aesthetically pleasing, but some parts were unnecessarily detailed which made it take longer to finish it. Overall it was a really sweet story and the ending was very wholesome and left no questions unanswered.55


Loved this book5 star

This book was so good it took me less than a week to finish! Now I understand why they book has stayed so popular for over 200 years!55


Amazing ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🙂5 star

Great book mr.Darcy Jane just it pulls you in and it’s like your in their world.😃😃😃55


Slow but interesting enough5 star

I can see why people would love it and why others would hate it It’s definitely a historical fiction book and is rather mundane It does allow one to see the elegance and flourish of the time but can be slow and even uninteresting Obviously if you like fast paced, action packed books with a lot of romance, this might not be the best for you But if you just want to sit down with a good book and you have a lot of time on your hands or you want to see what it was like during older times then this is a perfect selection Overall I found it surprisingly enjoyable and much less potent of a read than most classics are but it does get redundant and tiring at times55

Gretta's Mom

A bit boring3 star

Not really interesting35


Amazing5 star

I loved this book and it was easy to understand. It was very well written and kept me interested until the end.55


Must read5 star

Beautifully written55

Used to love this ap

Fantastic as always5 star

This book is of course, a classic. Wonderful as always to read.55

Animition Verse

Cool5 star

The writing was cool. I think the one with the zombies was cooler but this is fine too.55

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