Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice is consistently on bestseller lists and lists of personal favorites. Elizabeth Bennett is prejudiced against Mr. Darcy, partly due to wounded pride, and partly due to false accusations and clouded misunderstanding. Mr. Darcy has an inordinate amount of pride that gets in the way of his desired relationship with Elizabeth. Set in the Regency world of balls, empire-waist gowns, and witty, polite manners, Austen's novel expertly combines astute observation, satirical social commentary, and a heart-felt love story. 435 pages with explanatory end-notes, softcover.