Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Pride and Prejudice, which opens with one of the most famous sentences in English Literature, is an ironic novel of manners. In it the garrulous and empty-headed Mrs Bennet has only one aim – that of finding a good match for each of her five daughters. In this she is mocked by her cynical and indolent husband. With its wit, its social precision and, above all, its irresistible heroine, Pride and Prejudice has proved one of the most enduringly popular novels in the English language.

Reviewed by Between the Leaves reading group:

Everything you could wish for in a novel. Funny, romantic and moving. Gets better each time you read it.

Star rating: ****
 

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2 thoughts on “Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen”

  1. Review by Knackered Mums Reading Group:
    This book is like Marmite – you either love it or hate it!!
    Star rating: ***

  2. Review by Fordingbridge U3A Reading Group 2
    We all really enjoyed this timeless novel – although it is very much of its time it still has great appeal today.
    Excellent characterisation, drawn by dialogue rather than description.
    Star rating: ****

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