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Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austin first published on 1813-01-28. The story is set in England in 1812 and follows the Bennet family as they interact with their friends, neighbors, and potential husbands for the Bennet daughters. A large part of the story revolves around social manners, and how they often mask a person's true identity with superficial kindness while an ill-mannered person can still have genuine kindness.
I decided to read this book in order to better acquaint myself with female authors. I saw the film Pride and Prejudice and Zombies before reading the book.
I don't own this book, but am listening to an audio book.
— This section contains spoilers! —
- The book is pretty dull. It's mostly a bunch of people gossiping about other people.
- I had a very difficult time keeping straight the various characters. There is very little physical description about any of them, so I never developed a picture of them in my head, and, without that, I could never put a face to a name.