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Pride and Prejudice's 200th birthday marked

Jane Austen's "own darling child" Pride and Prejudice is celebrating its 200th birthday.

Although out of copyright and available for free on e-readers, it is estimated that Pride and Prejudice sells up to 50,000 copies each year in the UK alone.

And the past decade has seen an explosion in sequels and spin-offs.

Will Gompertz reports.

  • 28 Jan 2013
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