Experience a year in the life of a small group of young people in the
countryside outside London at the turn of the nineteenth century. At the center
of this society is the Bennet family, with its five marriageable daughters. Mrs.
Bennet sees marriage as the only hope for her girls as they risk losing much of
their estate after the death of their father. She's overjoyed, then, at the news
of the arrival of a single man "of considerable fortune" to the neighborhood: