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Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Enhanced e-Book Classic) by Jane Austen PDF

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By Jane Austen

ISBN-10: 1440657572

ISBN-13: 9781440657573

"It is a fact universally said unmarried guy in ownership of a superb fortune, has to be in wish of a wife." So starts the pleasant adventures of the witty and free-spirited Elizabeth Bennet and the proud yet particularly eligible Mr. Darcy in a single of the 1st romantic comedies within the background of the novel.

Enriched booklet positive aspects Editor Juliette Wells offers the next in particular commissioned positive factors for this Enriched publication Classic:

• Filmography
• Nineteenth-Century Reviews
• Chronology
• extra Reading
• What Austen Ate
• how one can arrange Tea
• Austen websites to go to in England
• Map of websites from the Novel
• Behaving your self: Etiquette and Dancing in Austen's Day
• Illustrations of style, domestic Décor, structure, and Transportation
• Enriched e-book Notes

The enriched publication structure invitations readers to head past the pages of those loved works and achieve extra perception into the existence and occasions of an writer and the interval during which the booklet was once initially written for a wealthy studying adventure.

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