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Pride and Prejudice
 

Pride and Prejudice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Austen, Jane

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Pride and Prejudice is an 1813 romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist of the book, who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and eventually comes to appreciate the diff...erence between superficial goodness and actual goodness. A classic piece filled with comedy, its humor lies in its honest depiction of manners, education, marriage and money during the Regency era in Great Britain.Mr. Bennet of Longbourn estate has five daughters, but because his property is entailed it can only be passed from male heir to male heir. Consequently, Mr. Bennet's family will be destitute upon his death. Because his wife also lacks an inheritance, it is imperative that at least one of the girls marry well to support the others upon his death, which is a motivation that drives the plot. Jane Austen's opening line-- It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife -is a sentence filled with irony and sets the tone for the book. The novel revolves around the importance of marrying for love, not simply for economic gain or social prestige, despite the communal pressure to make a good (i.e., wealthy) match.
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ISBN 9781700070296
Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
Publisher Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781700070296
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Released 15 Oct 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 308
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 280mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 717g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult

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