In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
On Sale: October 1, 1982
Featuring: Elizabeth Bennet; Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy
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For over 150 years, Pride And Prejudice has remained one of
the most popular novels in the English language. Jane
Austen herself called this brilliant work her "own darling
child." Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's
attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-
loved and most enduring classics in English literature.
Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household at Longbourn
in Hertfordshire when young, eligible Mr. Charles Bingley
rents the fine house nearby. He may have sisters, but he
also has male friends, and one of these -- the haughty, and
even wealthier, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy -- irks the vivacious
Elizabeth Bennet, the second of the Bennet girls. She
annoys him. Which is how we know they must one day marry.
The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and
Darcy is a splendid rendition of civilized sparring. As the
characters dance a delicate quadrille of flirtation and
intrigue, Jane Austen's radiantly caustic wit and keen
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