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Summary

This classic and groundbreaking novel by Jane Austen (16th December 1775 – 18th July 1817) depicts a young woman’s quest for love, surrounded by the themes and issues of the early 19th century. What is perhaps most surprising are the similarities with modern life and its the novel's continuing influence today.

Austen never married and lived her entire life amongst her close family members, who were amongst the lower fringes of the English gentry - similar to that of the characters in Pride — Prejudice. Interestingly, Austin was not given much credit at the time for her works, and it was only after her death that critics and scholars begin to recognize her importance to English literature. This abridged recording is read for you by Neil Conrich.

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  • TETBURY, United Kingdom
  • 03-10-13

Jane Austen what can I say

If you could sum up Pride & Prejudice in three words, what would they be?

Wonderful romantic good fun

What other book might you compare Pride & Prejudice to, and why?

Only other Jane Austen stories

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Mr darcy declaring his love to Elisabeth

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes I love the story so much so I wanted a short version I can just have a quick fix

Any additional comments?

Good listen

2 of 2 people found this review helpful