Synopses & Reviews
Jane Austen referred to Pride and Prejudice
(1813), the earliest of her published novels, as her and#8220;darling childand#8221;and#8212;and generations of readers have taken it to heart ever since. The irresistible attraction she portrays between the sparkly, independent Elizabeth Bennet and the solemnly austere Mr. Darcy counts among the greatest, mostromanticand#8212;and funniestand#8212;love stories ever told. In this graphic-novel adaptation, writer Ian Edginton and artist Robert Deas introduce one of the best-loved works of English literature to a new generation of readers.
Tailored from the adored Jane Austen classic, Marvel Comics is proud to present PRIDE AND PREJUDICE! Two-time Rita Award-Winner Nancy Butler and fan-favorite Hugo Petrus fathfully adapt the whimsical tale ofLizzy Bennet and her loveable-if-eccentric family, as they navigate through tricky British social circles. Will Lizzy's father manage to marry off his five daughters, despite his wife's incessant nagging? And will Lizzy's beautiful sister Jane marry the handsome, wealthy Mr. Bingley, or will his brooding friend Mr. Darcy stand between their happiness? COLLECTING:
Pride and Prejudice #1-5
About the Author
Ian Edginton, one Britainand#8217;s best-known comics writers, has worked with Lucasfilm and Paramount Pictures to adapt Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, Predator, and Terminator properties into comic-book form. His graphic novel Scarlet Traces: The Greatand#160;Game was nominated for two Eisner Awards in 2007. Edginton lives in the UK. Robert Deas has illustrated a number of classic adaptations. Deas is also the creator of Troy Trailblazer, a weekly feature in the Phoenix. He lives in the UK.