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Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Delve into the timeless world of Jane Austen with this exquisite edition of Pride & Prejudice, exclusively available at Kadri Books. As one of the most cherished works from the Jane Austen collection, this novel stands out not just for its story but for the sheer artistry with which it's presented in this Franklin Library edition.

From the moment Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy meet, their exchanges captivate readers. The brilliant portrayal of societal norms, personal prejudices, and the transformative power of love has made Pride & Prejudice a cornerstone in literature. While Austen's other masterpieces like Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion each hold a special place, there's a timeless charm to Pride & Prejudice that makes it a fan favorite.

This luxurious edition promises to be a gem in any Austen enthusiast's collection. Whether you loved Keira Knightley's portrayal in Pride and Prejudice 2005, admired Colin Firth's iconic Mr. Darcy role in the 1995 adaptation, or even indulged in alternate takes like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, this book traces back to where it all began.

Part of the esteemed Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time Limited Edition series. Published by the renowned Franklin Library, Pennsylvania in 1980. Crafted with a leather hardback cover, the book boasts gilt page edges that radiate elegance. Adorned with silk endpapers and a silk bookmark to keep track of where you left off. Spreads across 374 pages, featuring the classic illustrations of Chris Duke. Size: 9.25in × 5.91in , weighing 2.6lbs. May come with "Notes from the Editors" that offers deeper insights into the novel and its creation.

At Kadri Books, we pride ourselves on curating editions that resonate with the legacy of authors like Jane Austen. From Emma to Lady Susan, from the tales of Elizabeth Bennet to those of her sisters like Jane Bennet and Mary Bennet, we believe in presenting books that are not just to be read but treasured.

Secure your piece of literary history and enjoy a narrative that has been beloved by generations, from Austenland to Austentatious fans. With Kadri Books, you don't just buy a book; you invest in an experience.


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  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Over time, direct sunlight can cause the leather to fade and degrade. Always store your books away from direct sunlight.
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  • Title: Pride & Prejudice
  • Author: Jane Austen
  • Edition: Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time Limited Edition series
  • Publisher: Franklin Library, Pennsylvania
  • Publication Year: 1980
  • Binding: Leather hardback cover
  • Page Edges: Gilt
  • Endpapers: Silk endpapers
  • Bookmark: Silk bookmark
  • Number of Pages: 374 pages
  • Illustrations: Classic illustrations by Chris Duke
  • Extras: Comes with the original booklet "Notes from the Editors" offering insights into the novel and its creation
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