Pride and Prejudice
Austen’s most celebrated novel tells the story of Elizabeth Bennet, a bright, lively young woman with four sisters, and a mother determined to marry them to wealthy men. At a party near the Bennets’ home in the English countryside, Elizabeth meets the wealthy, proud Fitzwilliam Darcy. Elizabeth initially finds Darcy haughty and intolerable, but circumstances continue to unite the pair. Mr. Darcy finds himself captivated by Elizabeth’s wit and candor, while her reservations about his character slowly vanish. The story is as much a social critique as it is a love story, and the prose crackles with Austen’s wry wit.
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"Yet another instance when I'm unsure if I love the book or if it's because the movie was just so wonderful. Even so there would not be movie without the story. Still it lacked the emotions I saw on screen. Maybe because of the third person view point or even the era it had been written.<br/><br/>The audiobook was quite nice and read by Rosamund Pike (Jane) from the 2005 film. I also believe this review to be biased since I prefer a more modern story. Even so Elizabeth was a modern woman in her time. Unfortunately I find the romance to be a bit uptight like the societies rules. I do not regret reading Pride and Prejudice but it's just not something I would do again."
"Read the book twice but I like the 2 part series with Colin Firth better than the book!"
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