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An Apple Books Classic edition.

Jane Austen’s beloved classic opens with this witty and very memorable line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” With all the twists and turns of a soap opera, Pride and Prejudice chronicles the drama that ensues when the wealthy bachelor Mr. Darcy moves close to the Bennet family home in the English countryside. The news of his arrival sends the socially ambitious Mrs. Bennet-whose main concern is finding suitable matches for her five daughters-into overdrive.

The book’s main character, the high-spirited Elizabeth Bennet, is a strikingly modern heroine: a woman who refuses to lower her expectations or transform herself to suit society’s norms. Austen’s novel achieves a remarkable balance, serving up barbed criticism of the obsession with money, status, and matrimony even as it draws us into a swoon-worthy love story. At its heart, Pride and Prejudice is a romantic comedy, and a darned great one at that. It’s so much fun to turn the pages and wonder about Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy: Will they or won’t they overcome their excessive pride and initial prejudices to make a happily-ever-after connection?

Fiction & Literature
January 28
Public Domain
Public Domain

Customer Reviews

old fardie ,

Pride and Prejudice

Enjoyed reading this book thoroughly, highly reccomend.

IMerika95 ,


Pride and Prejudice is one of those timeless classic that is a pleasure to read and reread. Elizabeth and Darcy's back-and-forth banters never fails to put a smile to my face.
Greatly recommend it as a must read at least once :)

That Yeoja ,

Pride & Prejudice is amazing.

I'm a person who rarely reads, but 'Pride & Prejudice' has got me turning the pages non-stop.
I admit that I was kind of forced to read it because we're studying about it, but now I'm determined to read it again!
That is how good it is.
I guess what makes it so good is the fact that its content and issues still apply to modern society, and people (girls mostly) can relate to it.
But, I shall not go on about its contents and just end by saying that it really is one of the greatest book!
I highly recommend it.

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