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Review - Pride and Prejudice by Laura Wood

 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, a retelling by Laura Wood. Witty, intelligent Elizabeth Bennet has no desire for a marriage of convenience. And when she meets the handsome, wealthy Mr Darcy, her opinion of him is quickly set: he is aloof, selfish and proud - the last man in the world she would ever marry. Until their paths cross again, and again, and the pair begin to realise that first impressions can be flawed... But as Elizabeth and Darcy become entangled in a dance through the strict hierarchies of society, will there be space for true love to bloom? This title has been specially written and edited to provide an accessible entry point for those who may struggle with the length or language of the original text - bringing a timeless classic to even more readers. So before I start, I really should declare that I've never read Pride and Prejudice before. I'm pretty well aware of most of the story through my little sister's repeated viewings of the Colin Firth/Jennifer

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