Pride and Prejudice turns 200
- 29 January 2013
- From the section Entertainment & Arts
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.