PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
New York : Bantam Books, 1981
book takes place back in the early 1800's in England. The social
customs of the day are portrayed through the characters in the story.
The story opens as news hits the Bennet family that a new, unmarried man
is moving into the area. The Bennets have five daughters all of marrying
age. Mrs. Bennet is desperate to get her daughters married into well-to-do
families. The arrival of Mr. Bingley gives her hope that one of her
daughters will become the new Mrs. Bingley. Just as Mrs. Bennet hopes,
Charles takes a great liking to her eldest daughter, Jane.
Charles introduces his friend Fitzwilliam Darcy to the Bennets. Elizabeth
and Darcy seem destined to be together but through a series of misunderstandings,
Elizabeth's prejudice against Darcy, and Darcy's pride, the couple may
not find each other. If you want a romance story set in a far away
time, this is the book for you. I'm sure you will enjoy PRIDE AND
England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction
Family life -- Fiction
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