Few people in the world can claim not to know Pride and Prejudice. No matter the country, city or Language, Pride and Prejudice is beloved globally as one of the greatest literary classics ever written.
A love story exploring social inequality and class systems, the book brings to life a variety of captivating characters and plots, making every minute of the Pride and Prejudice Audiobook a moment to treasure.
The Plot of Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen’s novel is set at the turn of the 19th century. It follows the lives of the five Bennett Sisters who live in a time where the man one chooses to marry can determine the course of their future.
While attending a Ball, the eldest Bennett daughter catches the eye of one Mr. Bingley, who is immediately attracted to her. Mr. Darcy, on the other hand, displays a personality bordering on rude to Elizabeth, the second Bennett Daughter, an attitude that drives Elizabeth to form some unfair conceptions about the wealthy Bachelor.
What follows is an adventure for the Bennett sisters, who must contend with matters of class, family and marriage in a male dominated society.
This classic story, portraying the unreliable nature of Pride and Prejudice, has been adapted many times over since its initial publication all those years ago, the literary work undergoing changes to better meet the preferences of all readers in all age brackets.
However, for all the masterpieces that have emerged out of Jane Austen’s most beloved work, the Pride and Prejudice audiobook probably stands a few places above them all, and for a number of good reasons.
One hasn’t truly read Pride and Prejudice until they have heard it narrated. While initially suffering from dry and uninspiring voices, the most recent iterations of the Pride and Prejudice audiobook are a class part.
There is a stark difference between hearing the audiobook and watching or even hearing one of its various television and radio dramas. The Pride and Prejudice Audiobook strives to deliver the words of Jane Austen as faithfully as possible, eliminating unnecessary flair or changes designed to meet the sorts of timeline restrictions television and radio dramas face.
As such the audiobook essentially takes the reading experience and elevates it, allowing listeners the opportunity to delve into the true depths of the drama behind the novel, the entertaining world of the sisters and the men, and women, around them taking on a whole new life.
Even when narrated by the same voice, there is distinctness to each character, the narration providing listeners a unique perspective of the weaving and twisting plot even while making the humor so much more impactful.
Sufficing to say one hasn’t read Pride and Prejudice until they have consumed the audiobook. There is a reason it enjoys so much popularity even among individuals that have already read the book several dozen times over.