January 28, 1813, Pride and Prejudice was published anonymously by Jane Austen.
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." This is one of the most known quotes of a story ever written. It sums up the whole story.
Pride and Prejudice, describes the conflict between the high spirited daughter of a country gentleman and a wealthy landowner.
This classic tale has not only sold some 200 million copies world wide, it has inspired movies, plays, and sequels.