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Pride and Prejudice - a book by Austen, Jane

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Austen, Jane
Adapted by: Sach, Laurence
Illustrator: Nagulakonda, Rajesh
Series title:Campfire Graphic Novels Ser.
ISBN:978-93-80028-74-3
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Steerforth Press
Imprint:Campfire
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

One of the most famous opening lines in English literature, the most compelling of stories, and a host of vivid characters, has won Pride and Prejudice its rightful pride-of-place on bookshelves throughout the world. For Mr Bennet, a quiet life is to be highly commended. For Mrs Bennet, finding eligible husbands for her five daughters is the most important of a mother's duties. For Elizabeth, marrying without affection is unthinkable. But for them all, life is about to change when a...
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Book Details
Pages:108
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.67 x 10.95 x 0.23 Inches
Book Weight:0.722 Pounds
Author Biography
Austen, Jane (Author)
Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens lived in the resort city of Bath, but when her father died, they returned to Steventon, where Austen lived until her death at the age of 41.

Austen was drawn to literature early, she began writing novels that satirized both the writers and the manners of the 1790's. Her sharp sense of humor and keen eye for the ridiculous in human behavior gave her works lasting appeal. She is at her best in such books as Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), and Emma (1816), in which she examines and often ridicules the behavior of small groups of middle-class characters. Austen relies heavily on conversations among her characters to reveal their personalities, and at times her novels read almost like plays. Several of them have, in fact, been made into films. She is considered to be one of the most beloved British authors.

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