Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is considered one of the world's top book classics. It was initially published in 1813 and was the author's second novel which also became her most famous novel. The scene is set in England in the early 19th century with 20-year-old Elizabeth Bennett, the second eldest of five daughters. She develops a relationship with the single, handsome and wealthy gentleman, Mr. Darcy. Elizabeth endures issues of upbringing, independence, social manners, morality, education, and marriage within high aristocratic society. As their love unfolds, Mr. Darcy overcomes his pride in being with someone of a lower social class, and Elizabeth overcomes her prejudice against Mr. Darcy. A classic love story and one of the most famous novels in English literature.