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A Special Treat for Jane Austen Fans

Have you heard the exciting news that Death Comes to Pemberley, P. D. James’s bestselling continuation of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice, is soon to be a miniseries?

Starring Anna Maxwell Martin (Bleak House, South Riding) as Elizabeth Darcy, Matthew Rhys (The Americans) as Mr. Darcy, Matthew Goode (The Good Wife) as Wickham, and Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) as Lydia, the adaptation comes to MASTERPIECE Mystery!™ in two thrilling episodes, airing Sundays October 26 and November 2, 2014 on PBS®. Now is the time to plan a viewing party for your reading group and set your DVR to record the event!

To celebrate the US premiere, we’re launching a special sweepstakes for Jane Austen fans. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a copy of Death Comes to Pemberley along with Longbourn, Jo Baker’s below-stairs response to Pride and Prejudice, as well as stunning annotated editions of five Jane Austen novels. Click on the image below to enter!


Learn more about P. D. James’s novel and get a reader’s guide.