Happy Birthday, Pride and Prejudice

_Y4W3330.jpg Film Becoming JanePride and Prejudice, one of the most loved books ever published, is 200 years old today and it’s a truth universally acknowledged that everything written about it today has to contain that line! Here’s an article by Joanna Trollope on its enduring appeal.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/9823374/Joanna-Trollope-on-the-power-of-Jane-Austen.html

I love it and I’ll be reading a chapter tonight to celebrate- but which? Mr Collins’ proposal or perhaps Lizzy standing up to Lady Catherine in the shrubbery? Are you a Janeite and do you have a favourite scene?

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Posted on January 28, 2013, in Authors, Book News. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Mr Darcy in the lake surely…what do you mean it’s not in the book….?

  2. I’d love to be able to read that chapter but I supect Jane would have dealt with it in a few crisp words.

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