An Enduring Fondness: Michael Heyns On Why The World is Still in Love with Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

From ยป Times Live Tue Jan 29 2013, 12:43:35

By Michael Heyns for the Sunday Times In a 2003 BBC survey of the best-loved novels of all time, based on about 750000 votes, Pride and Prejudice placed second (after The Lord of the Rings). It has sold some 20 million copies worldwide. Not bad for a novel without a single battle, vampire or dragon. But what accounts for the ...

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