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Author - Jane Austen
Publisher - Pigeon book
Edition - 2010
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Language - English
Pages - 337
Condition - Used
Book Summary of The Pride And Prejudice Pride and Prejudice First published on 28 January 1813, it was her second published novel. Originally called First Impressions, it was never published under that title, and in following revisions it was re-titled Pride and prejudice. The book is narrated in free indirect speech following the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with matters of upbringing, marriage, moral rightness and education in her aristocratic society. Though the book's setting is uniquely turn of the 19th century, it remains a fascination of modern readership, continuing to remain at the top of lists titled "most loved books of all time", and receiving considerable attention from literary critics. This modern interest has resulted in a number of dramatic adaptations and a plethora of books developing Austen's memorable characters further. Pride and Prejudice has sold some 25 million copies worldwide and was selected as the best book of all times. About the Author Jane Austen (16 December 1775 ? 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction set among the gentry have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature. Amongst scholars and critics, Austen's realism and biting social commentary have cemented her historical importance as a writer. Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of the English gentry. She was educated primarily by her and older brothers as well as through her own reading. The steadfast support of her family was critical to Austen's development as a professional writer. Austen's artistic apprenticeship lasted from her teenage years until she was about thirty-five years old. During this period, she experimented with various literary