Maybe because people have built it up so much? Perhaps everybody I had ever spoken to made it seem like such a complicated literary work of English? Who knows?
Finally reading the book I recognized the artistic liberties the 2005 "Pride & Prejudice" movies took, particularly to plot and I'm curious to watch the BBC version with Colin Firth. I have to say though, the 2005 movie did cast and present Lydia Bennet quite accurately. It's a bit crude, but all I could think of was "Lydia Bennet: the original Base Bunny, since 1813".
I'm also really curious to read the Pride & Prejudice mash up. I have great expectations...
Two more things before you go! One, my mom is visiting so updates will be spare this week. And I wanted to answer Jolie Du Pre's Liebster questions, so I'll leave you with the following: