Here’s more from the BBC: “It has one of the most famous opening lines in literature, it turned Colin Firth into a heartthrob and it spawned a zombie spin-off. Now Pride & Prejudice has reached the venerable age of 200…First published by Thomas Egerton in 1813, Pride & Prejudice was Jane Austen’s second novel.”
According to the article, Austen dubbed this work her “own darling child.” UK readers purchase approximately 50,000 copies every year. In honor of this occasion, we’ve put together a list of three ideas on how fans can celebrate.
1. Sit for a Pride & Prejudice movie marathon. Over the years, several filmmakers have created movie and television adaptations of Austen’s novel.