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The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet

Twenty-four-year-old grad student Lizzie Bennet is saddled by student loan debt and still living at home along her two sisters - beautiful Jane and reckless Lydia. When she starts recording her reflections on life for her thesis project and posts them on YouTube, she has no idea The Lizzie Bennet Diaries will soon take on a life of their own, becoming an online sensation and turning the Bennet sisters into internet celebrities, seemingly overnight.

When rich, handsome Bing Lee comes to town, along with his stuck-up friend William Darcy, things really start to get interesting for the Bennets — and for Lizzie's viewers. But not everything happens on-screen. Lucky for us, Lizzie has a secret diary.

The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet takes readers deep inside Lizzie's world and well beyond the confines of her camera — from the wedding where she first meets William Darcy to the local hangout of Carter's bar, and much more. Providing revealing details about the Bennet household, including Lizzie's growing suspicions about her parents' unstable financial situation and her sister's budding relationship with Bing Lee; her anxieties about life after grad school, the perils of her unexpected fame; and her uncertainty over her future… and whom she wants to share it with.

Featuring plenty of fresh twists to delight fans and new readers alike, The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet expands on the web series phenomenon that captivated a generation and reimagines the Pride and Prejudice story like never before.

“ Genius ... I like to think that if Austen was writing now, she might have created something very like this. ”
— The Guardian
“Brilliant”
— The Awl

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the Emmy, Streamy, and IAWTV-award winning smash hit web series that brought the word “transmedia” into everyday vocabularies.

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is a modernized adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel, Pride and Prejudice. The story is told primarily through Lizzie Bennet’s Video Diaries, while being supported by her and other characters social media streams (Twitter, Tumblr, etc).  The series was developed by Hank Green and Bernie Su. 

Here’s episode 1: