By Jane Austen
“This ideal indifference, and your pointed dislike, make it so delightfully absurd!”
Pride and Prejudice has overjoyed generations of readers with its unforgettable solid of characters, rigorously choreographed plot, and a highly pleasing view of the realm and its absurdities. With the arriving of eligible younger males of their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their 5 daughters are became within out and menide down. delight encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness demanding situations sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty decisions result in heartache and scandal, yet finally to real realizing, self-knowledge, and love. during this supremely enjoyable tale, Jane Austen balances comedy with seriousness, and witty commentary with profound perception. If Elizabeth Bennet returns time and again to her letter from Mr Darcy, readers of the unconventional are drawn much more irresistibly via its eye-catching knowledge.
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Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen