Pride And Prejudice
This novel captures the affectations of class-conscious eighteenth-century English families with matrimonial aims and rivalries. It is the story of the Bennet family and the novel's two protagonists, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her... show more
This novel captures the affectations of class-conscious eighteenth-century English families with matrimonial aims and rivalries. It is the story of the Bennet family and the novel's two protagonists, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, is a splendid performance of civilized sparring.
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
This was my second book by Jane Austen, the first being Sense and Sensibility. When I read Sense and Sensibility, I found that I liked it but wasn’t blown away by it. And given the fact that I now remember absolutely nothing about it, it didn’t leave much of an impression on me. Going into Pride and...
I can't believe it took my until age 39 to read my first Jane Austen. I enjoyed the read even though it wasn't exactly in my wheelhouse for books I usually enjoy. There is literally no plot outside of who is going to marry and fall in love with whom, but the story was a fascinating look into upper...
I finally finished this book! YAY! My goodness, it took me forever to do so. It's as romantic as I had expected but also very difficult to keep track of all the Miss Bennetts. Lindsey Duncan's narration was delightful and she infused it with a lot of emotion.Before reading/listeningI have tried many...
Although I loved reading from an early age, I didn’t usually enjoy the classics we were required to read for school. In my adult years, I’ve mostly avoided them aside from several science fiction and fantasy classics. As a result of a conversation in a thread on another site, I decided to read one...
A bland, tedious, "romance" (couldn't find the romance) novel with a collection of one-dimensional, shallow, irritating characters. PS: The 2005 movie version is better than the book.
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