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 and Prejudice has reached the venerable age of 200.
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25 January 2013
Jane Austen’s House Museum has launched a special website to highlight all Pride and Prejudice events taking place in 2013 throughout the world. 2013 is the 200th anniversary year of the first publication of the novel which has been voted as the book the nation couldn’t do without.
11 December 2012
The annual Young Writers’ Competition at Jane Austen’s House Museum is entering its fourth year and is now open for entries.
28 November 2012
Winchester City Council is launching a campaign to promote tourism attractions with links to Jane Austen in and around the district to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice in 2013.
Jane Austen was born in North Hampshire and spent the final few weeks of her life in Winchester. In accordance with family wishes her remains were buried in Winchester Cathedral.
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