Lyric, December 29, 2013 (view all comments by Lyric)
I really enjoyed reading this version of Pride & Prejudice; the annotations added a depth that would have otherwise escaped me. Many of the annotations expand on the world described by Austen, explaining details of the time (transport, fashion, etc.). There are also many comments focusing on Jane Austen herself, giving insight into her character. Reading an annotated novel forced me to slow down and savor the story. There are so many small details to enjoy, and so many witty exchanges, that could easily be missed.
Love2Read, April 12, 2007 (view all comments by Love2Read)
This is a nice way to read classics, especially if it's your first try with them. They have explinations of words that mean something different back then, and social situations that are unfamiliar to us now. I've really enjoyed reading this.
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