Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813, it is the inspiration for my latest assemblage dress. The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman, living near the fictional town of Meryton in Hertfordshire, near London.
To findout more about the author – Jane Austen and the novel, try these Wikipedia pages – the author or the novel . If you would like to read the novel, it is avilable free and in several different formats, here at the wonderful Project Gutenberg.