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Pride and Prejudice
 

Pride and Prejudice (Hardback, New edition)

By Austen, Jane

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's perfect comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring bet...ween the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues. Pride and Prejudice seems as vital today as ever, writes Anna Quindlen in her introduction to this Modern Library edition. It is a pure joy to read. Eudora Welty agrees: The gaiety is unextinguished, the irony has kept its bite, the reasoning is still sweet, the sparkle undiminished. [It is] irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be. This volume is the companion to the BBC television series, a lavish production aired on the Arts and Entertainment Network. The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foun-dation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hard-bound editions of important works of liter-ature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring as its emblem the running torchbearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inau-gurating a new program of selecting titles. The ModernLibrary continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.
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ISBN 9783895082078
Released NZ 1 Dec 1995
Publisher Konemann UK Ltd
Format Hardback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9783895082078
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Konemann UK Ltd
Imprint Konemann UK Ltd
Released 1 Dec 1995
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 360
Dimensions Width: 125mm
Height: 174mm
Spine: 19mm
Dewey Code 823.7
Weight 307g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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