Death Comes to Pemberley Setting

P.D. James
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Meryton

Meryton is the village where the Bennet family resides. The village is a small area in Hertfordshire and functions as a marketplace. Netherfield Park is the most remarkable house in the village, but isn’t noteworthy in comparison to other places. Longbourn, the Bennet family house is located there. It is Elizabeth place of origin and is noted in the background information given in the prologue.

Pemberley

Pemberley is the Darcy estate and where a much of the novel takes place. It is a vast estate that includes the woodland where Captain Denny is killed. Also on the property is a cottage that was built by Darcy’s great-great grandfather. An autumn ball is held at Pemberley annually. Inside there is a vast library that Elizabeth and Darcy both enjoy.

Highmarten

Highmarten is the residence of the Bingleys. After Mr. Bingley and Jane married, Darcy advised Mr. Bingley...

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