(1775 - 1817)
'Humorists Of The Eighteenth Century '
Born: December 16, 1775,
Died: July 18, 1817
Notable works include: Sense
and Sensibility (1811), Pride &
Prejudice (1813), Mansfield
Park (1814), and Emma (1816)
Incomplete works: Sandition
About The Book
Novel of manners, Satire
T. Egerton, Whitehall
28 January 1813
Print (Hardback, 3 volumes)
Sense and Sensibility
The story is about Elizabeth Bennet, one of Mr and Mrs Bennet five
daughters. Mr and Mrs Bennet have no sons, and that conduces his
wife and daughters will be left without any inheritance, money or even a
house if Mr Bennet dies, because the inheritance has to be given to his
cousin, Mr. Collins. So it becomes important to Mrs. Bennet that at least
one of her daughters will marry a man who can protect their wealth.
Then one day, Mrs. Bennet is quite interested when there's a news
about rich people who move into Netherfield, nearby their area. For the
sake of her daughters, Mrs. Bennet immediately urged her husband to
meet with the newly arrived neighbor, Mr. Bingley. Some of the Bingley
family members will attend the ball. Mr.Bingley has a cousin,
Fitzwilliam Darcy, but for Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy appearance is so
Elizabeth never thought his life should always collides with Mr.
Darcy. Although Mr. Darcy is the target of many women because of
his wealth, Elizabeth is not interested in him at all. His pride and
arrogance make her sick. Elizabeth suspect the possibility of Mr.
Darcy has a big role in a thwarted love affair between her sister and
Mr. Bingley. She thinks that Mr. Darcy isn't more than most of the the
noblemen who despise people under their social status. But then a
letter came. For the first time, Elizabeth sees the different side of Mr.
Darcy that she never would have thought so far. And before she
managed to accept the situation, Elizabeth knew, the man who she
has always avoided is the one who secretly been in love with.
The book was adapted into TV series in 1980 & 1995, and also movie
The Novel Places
– village of Longbourn, Meryton, Netherfield
In Pride and Prejudice, I was able to see the beauty of literary
masterpiece by Jane Austen.
I read this book quickly and aggressively thinking what this
useless novel’s. I seriously hate novels.
There’s not much to the storyline at all. Rather, it’s the
addiction to discover the inner workings of the minds of the
As a reader, I couldn’t wait to see Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy find
a way to one another… What would Mr. Darcy do to convince
her that he was the type of man that she could
and would love? Would the heart of this strong-willed woman
melt in the arms of this wealthy, super handsome man?
Would HE finally be deserving of her love?
I never never thought that I would ever be the type of person
who would like Novel that too Jane Austen’s Pride &
Prejudice. I just finished reading it and I already want to read
This book is a MUST READ for anybody who claims they are a
“reader” or lover of books. It’s not that the book or the story
are spectacular, but in a way it’s like you learn things about
yourself in reading this story. Which character am I like?
I am therefore rating Pride & Prejudice 10 out 0f 10