"My dear Mr. Bennet,' said his lady to him one day, 'have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?' Pride & Prejudice, 1813
With these early lines in 'Pride & Prejudice', the first novel written by Jane Austen, we are introduced to the Bennet family and in particular to Mrs. Bennet whose sole purpose in life is to find suitable husbands for all her five daughters. With the arrival of two very eligible young men, Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy, and their subsequent acquaintances with the older Bennet daughters Jane and Elizabeth, we enter the regency world of balls, courtship and romance. Misunderstandings, heartache and romantic flirtations are entwined within the two women's search for love.
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