Jane Austen is one of the most beloved authors in English literature. Her work, which comprises only six novels – Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion – has been translated across the world and adapted for film, TV and theatre. Incredibly witty and observant of the social mores of her time, Austen continues to charm readers across generations.
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Pride And Prejudice
While Mrs Bennet wishes nothing better for her daughters than the prospect of an advantageous marriage, her daughter Elizabeth thinks otherwise. When the wealthy and eligible bachelor Mr Bingley moves into the neighbourhood, he soon becomes attached to Elizabeth’s sister Jane. His companion Fitzwilliam Darcy, on the contrary, appears arrogant and conceited to Elizabeth. But she will learn the dangers of judging from first impressions… A masterful comedy of manners which told one of literature’s most enduring love stories whilst wittingly satirising English society and its social conventions.Read more