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  • Published: 30 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141330167
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $17.99

Pride and Prejudice



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When two rich young gentlemen move to town, they don't go unnoticed - especially when Mrs Bennett vows to have one of her five daughters marry into their fortunes. But love, as Jane and Elizabeth Bennett soon discover, is rarely straightforward, and often surprising. It's only a matter of time until their own small worlds are turned upside down and they discover that first impressions can be the most misleading of all.
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  • Published: 30 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141330167
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $17.99

About the author

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1813 after much revision. She published four of her novels in her lifetime, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were both published posthumously in 1818.

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