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Monday, 28 January 2013

"PRIDE & PREJUDICE", 200th ANNIVERSARY


Today marks the 200th anniversary of the first publication of what is probably Jane Austen's most famous novel. 
Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman living near the fictional town of Meryton in Hertfordshire, near London.
Though the story is set at the turn of the 19th century, it retains a fascination for modern readers, continuing near the top of lists of most loved books. It has also been adapted as films and TV series throughout the years.
More information about "PRIDE & PREJUDICE" @ Wikipedia.
More information about the author JANE AUSTEN @ Wikipedia.
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