'Pride and Prejudice': 5 things you may not know about the classic novel
However much of an Austenite you are, these little-known facts may have escaped your notice.
3. The writer behind 'Pride and Prejudice' was never revealed until after her death
Various editions of “Pride and Prejudice” were often attributed to "the author of Sense and Sensibility,” or “a lady.” Though women often wrote under pen names at the time, Austen was adamantly determined to keep her identity hidden because she disliked attention and notoriety. Her identity was revealed to the general public only after her death.