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Pride and Prejudice

Author Jane Austen & C.E. Brock

  • Release Date: 2011-01-28
  • Genre: Classics
Our score: 4.5
From 813 Ratings

Pride and Prejudice Summary

Pride and Prejudice - “It is a truth universally acknowledged…” that Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen’s most widely read and widely loved novel. It is the story of Elizabeth, the sharp-witted and level-headed second daughter of the Bennet family, and her slowly blossoming relationship with the honorable but haughty Mr. Darcy. Taking place among the rural aristocracy of England in the early nineteenth century, Austen creates characters that are so recognizably human and themes that are so universal, that the novel has never lost its popularity, inspiring nearly two centuries of adaptations, reinterpretations, and imitators. Austen’s original text, available here with illustrations from the 1895 edition, remains one of the most romantic, delightful, and indelible stories in the English language.

Pride and Prejudice Review

  • One of the best

    By Maxaroni07282006
    I personally think that this is one of my favorite books. If I’m not in the mood for a book set in this time or the future this book isn’t so old that it’s boring. The plot is so romantic and Mr. Darcy is absolutely the best
  • Unusual effect

    By I lean 2 the right
    I downloaded this book to my phone over a year ago. Whenever I’m stuck waiting I would bring it up and read a few pages. I’d heard good things about it, but just couldn’t get into it. The old English was annoying, but the plot was good. I just kept coming back to it until I reached the last section. At that point I could hardly go a day without reading a chapter or two. Maybe I got used to the old English, or maybe I just had to know what would happen next. All in all, it’s one of the most unusual books I’ve read and I did enjoy it, even if it took me so long to read it.
  • Pride and Prejudice

    By Avelina's
    Great love story
  • Why did I wait so long to read this

    By Oompa172000
    Extremely well written!!The old English in which it was written was hard for me to get through at first but I really liked the book a lot. I didn't read it for so long because I really didn't think that i would like it but it ended up being very good I am looking forward to reading more of English literature and of Austen’s books .I'm sorry to have put them off for so long.
  • Pride and prejudice

    By Daisydone
    Love the book
  • A difficult read.

    By Layla/Kaiser
    This was a boring book to read. The wording was hard to follow and there was way too much unnecessary information. I had to skip a lot of pages to even finish it. The basic story was good but that's the only positive thing I can say about it.
  • The First of it's Kind

    By Throat wobbler mangrove
    I admit I skimmed/skipped some of the more mundane interactions and inner reiterations, it started the genre and definitely created the right amount of tension to propel forward. Happy to say I've read it. :)
  • Masterpiece!

    By Dmn U
    No wonder it's a classic, I loved every page! Lizzy Bennet is the Joan of Arc of romantic fiction!
  • Pride & Prejudice

    By JoyDecoy101
    I am hooked. There are absolutely now words to describe this amazing piece of fiction. Not only will you fall in love with the romance between Darcy and Lizzie, enjoy the diversity among the social class, but you will also start to feel yourself become unimaginably attached to the story. It took me three tries to read and complete this book. Once you get past the first couple of chapters, all you will ever think about is Pride and Prejudice. It simply compelling and enjoyable. You will enjoy ever second. I know the language is kind of tough, but trust me, by the end of the book, you might even begin speaking like them. I had to stop myself because I was getting strange looks from my teachers Ne friends, A must read!
  • A gift to readers

    By Profugio
    Bookbyte editions are the best available for classic books -- the formatting is exceptional, and often public domain images are included, presented always very beautifully! Thanks Bookbyte for making e-books fun!