About the Book: Pride and Prejudice
He is a gentleman; I am a gentlemans daughter; so far we are equal
Set among the English country gentry at the turn of the nineteenth century,
Pride and Prejudice is a story of love, marriage, manners, relations, the pride
of money and the prejudice of class.
In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows Mr Bingley and Mr Darcys arrival
in the neighbourhood, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging people based on
first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of
provincial middle-class life.
Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austens masterwork-an entertaining portrait of the