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Orgullo Y Prejuicio (original 1813; edition 2012)

by Jane Austen

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Member:Mora.
Title:Orgullo Y Prejuicio
Authors:Jane Austen
Info:Gradfico. 2012. 318 páginas.
Collections:Mi biblioteca, Leído, B2E3
Rating:****1/2
Tags:Novela, ficción, romántico, clásico, literatura inglesa, siglo XIX

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I'm not going to say much about the actual content of this book. I've been a Jane Austen fan for years - I just read this book for the 4th time - obviously I love it. Her work isn't for everyone though - but there are enough other reviews out there for you to be able to figure out if you want to check her out or not (you should just give her a chance anyway).

I just want to comment on this edition of the book. It's wonderful! I actually saw a picture of this on Instagram and HAD to find out where to buy it (turns out it was hidden in the depths of Amazon).

I'm a Pride and Prejudice collector. I'm pretty sure I have 10 versions now - so when it comes to getting new versions, I'm all about judging the books by their covers. I also love Colin Firth, so the moment I saw this, I knew I had to have it. I love the classic pulp style of the cover and the techniques they used to make it look a little worn. The edges of the pages are a bright red - really eye catching. Other than that, it's a solid little paperback. Something I can see myself reading and reading again - on the beach, on vacation, while it gets a little more broken in each time - and the more worn it becomes the more I'll love it.

If you're looking for a unique copy for your collection and maybe you're not ready to invest in a nice hardcover, I'd say go for this. I believe I got it for about $6 on Amazon. ( )
  MillieHennessy | Apr 12, 2014 |
I wish I was Elizabeth Bennet. Enough said. ( )
  hawaiianmermaid701 | Apr 7, 2014 |
My other favorite Jane Austen. I never get tired of Elisabeth's wit. ( )
  CharityBradford | Apr 1, 2014 |
My other favorite Jane Austen. I never get tired of Elisabeth's wit. ( )
  CharityBradford | Apr 1, 2014 |
The novel tells the story about how marriage was really important for people time ago. It is focused on the british society, where Elisabeth, the protagonist, fells in love with Mr. Darcy and viceversa. Moreover, there is another romance between Lizzy's sister, Jane and Mr. Darcy's friend.

Along the novel, the author develops this romances, adding other relations from Lizzy's sisters. The topics of the novel are focused on money and marriage. Love and pride, and all the prejudice from the relationships born from the disequalities of money.
  blan | Mar 24, 2014 |
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I "would rather have written Pride and Prejudice, or Tom Jones, than any of the Waverley Novels"
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Mr Darcy Takes a Wife by Linda Berdoll

These Three Remain by Pamela Aidan

Mr. Darcy's Daughters by Elizabeth Aston

Darcy & Elizabeth: Nights and Days at Pemberley by Linda Berdoll

Pride and Prescience: or, A Truth Universally Acknowledged by Carrie Bebris

The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCullough

Suspense and Sensibility or, First Impressions Revisited by Carrie Bebris

Pemberley: Or Pride and Prejudice Continued by Emma Tennant

Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy by Sharon Lathan

The Second Mrs. Darcy by Elizabeth Aston

Presumption by Julia Barrett

Letters from Pemberley: The First Year by Jane Dawkins

Darcys & the Bingleys by Marsha Altman

The Pemberley Chronicles by Rebecca Ann Collins

Mr. Darcy Presents His Bride by Helen Halstead

Lydia Bennet's Story: A Sequel to Pride and Prejudice by Jane Odiwe

From Lambton to Longbourn by Abigail Reynolds

Loving Mr. Darcy by Sharon Lathan

Lady Catherine's Necklace by Joan Aiken

Pemberley Shades by D. A. Bonavia-Hunt

Charlotte Collins: A Continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Jennifer Becton

Mrs. Darcy's Dilemma: A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Diana Birchall

My Dearest Mr. Darcy by Sharon Lathan

Consequence by Elizabeth Newark

In the Arms of Mr. Darcy by Sharon Lathan

Mr. Darcy's Little Sister by C. Allyn Pierson

The Trouble with Mr. Darcy by Sharon Lathan

Excessively Diverted: The Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Juliette Shapiro

Mr. Darcy's Decision: A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Juliette Shapiro

Conviction: A Sequel To Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice by Skylar Hamilton Burris

Mr. Darcy's Secret by Jane Odiwe

The Unexpected Miss Bennet by Patrice Sarath

Darcy and Fitzwilliam: A tale of a gentleman and an officer by Karen Wasylowski

Assumed Engagement by Kara Louise

Miss Darcy Falls in Love by Sharon Lathan

The Three Colonels: Jane Austen's Fighting Men by Jack Caldwell

Pride and Pyramids: Mr. Darcy in Egypt by Amanda Grange

Christmas at Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Holiday Sequel by Regina Jeffers

Teverton Hall by Jane Gillespie

The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy by Marsha Altman

Second Impressions by Ava Farmer

The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery by Regina Jeffers

Pemberley Revisited by Emma Tennant

Illusions and Ignorance: Mary Bennet's Story by S. E. Ward

The Journey by Jan Hahn

Deborah PP by Jane Gillespie

Colonel Fitzwilliam's Correspondence: Fitzwilliam Darcy's cousin, the Colonel is bound for war on the Peninsula. Is there love in his future while war is waged across Europe? by D. W. Wilkin

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
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The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance.
Do not be afraid of my running into any excess, of my encroaching on your privilege of universal good will. You need not. There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of either merit or sense.
"In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."
"I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!"
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Austen’s most celebrated novel tells the story of Elizabeth Bennet, a bright, lively young woman with four sisters, and a mother determined to marry them to wealthy men. At a party near the Bennets’ home in the English countryside, Elizabeth meets the wealthy, proud Fitzwilliam Darcy. Elizabeth initially finds Darcy haughty and intolerable, but circumstances continue to unite the pair. Mr. Darcy finds himself captivated by Elizabeth’s wit and candor, while her reservations about his character slowly vanish. The story is as much a social critique as it is a love story, and the prose crackles with Austen’s wry wit.
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Elizabeth Bennet is the perfect Austen heroine: intelligent, generous, sensible, incapable of jealousy or any other major sin. That makes her sound like an insufferable goody-goody, but the truth is she's a completely hip character, who if provoked is not above skewering her antagonist with a piece of her exceptionally sharp -- but always polite -- 18th century wit. The point is, you spend the whole book absolutely fixated on the critical question: will Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy hook up?

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In early nineteenth-century England, Elizabeth Bennett, a spirited young woman copes with the romantic entanglements of her four sisters, and her feelings for Fitzwilliam Darcy, a brooding gentleman.

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