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Pride and Prejudice (Color Illustrated Classic Edition)

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***Illustrated. Worldwide bestseller. 20-million+ copies sold. Basis of major motion picture. ***

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is the most beloved and sophisticated of the classic romantic novels by Jane Austen (1775-1817). The book's opening lines are among the most famous ever.

The fascinating society of "landed Gentry" of nineteenth-century England is seen through the eyes of the lead characters Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Their stormy romance is the basis of the critically acclaimed movie PRIDE AND PREJUDICE starring Keira Knightley and Donald Sutherland. The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) also produced a highly regarded television mini-series.

For over two centuries, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE has enthralled readers and viewers. The characters seemingly live in an idyllic paradise of great estates and mansions. Beautiful young women in long flowing gowns are courted, ever so properly, by handsome young gentlemen in tailored suits and silk top hats.

Yet, a hardened, unforgiving world is not far away. England was then still reeling from the loss of the American colonies after a disastrous and expensive war. The fortunes of even the well-to-do suffered. As in our own recession-plagued era, love can be difficult to find in uncertain times.

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE reveals eternal truths. Love and honor, and an unspoken, but an ever present God (Jane Austen's father was a Protestant minister) produce a memorable result. The tale continues to capture our hearts, because the uncertain world of the now legendary lovers Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy remains our world too.

This classic edition features:
- specially formatted text for Kindle e-readers;
- antique illustrations in color* by the artists C.E. and H.M. Brock.
--and full Kindle electronic navigation, e.g., interactive table of contents and word search.

On select Kindle devices and apps, illustrations may be enlarged. Tap twice on image; OR touch for a few seconds, release, and select the "zoom" icon that appears.

Boston Hill Press is a premier publisher of quality books in literature, history, and religion.

*Color features requires e-reader device capable of displaying color. Grayscale devices may display in grayscale.

What people say about the book or movie versions:

"sumptious... PRIDE AND PREJUDICE gathers you up on its white horse and gallops off into the sunset... makes you believe in true love." --NEW YORK TIMES

"urgent and delightful... two people who were born to be in love" --ROGER EBERT

"the most gorgeous story" --THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER (U.K.)

"[a] universally acknowledged guide to the human heart... a book without equal... one of the most famous opening lines of any novel ever written... an unputadownable read that challenges perceptions... the gold standard of love stories" --TELEGRAPH NEWSPAPER (U.K.)

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  • Publication Date: May 25, 2015
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 414 Pages
  • File Size: 9,879 KB

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