Pride & Prejudice

By Jane Austen
Edited by Andrew Worrall
Thornes Classic Novels
ISBN: 0-7487-2977-1
376 p. illus.
$19.50 Paper


In this new edition of Austen's classic tale of romance and class division in Victorian society the reader is given the ability to understand all that the novel really has to offer. It offers a complete introduction to the background of the author and the society of England at the time that she was writing. Language that may seem unfamiliar to the contemporary reader has been highlighted and explained on each page. The characters and their backgrounds are also covered thoroughly. Each chapter begins by explaining what major themes the reader should be looking for and with a commentary that describes the current situation in the narrative. Review questions are also provided to aid the reader in consolidating what has been read.

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