Emma by Alexander McCall Smith

Emma by Alexander McCall Smith

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Beloved and bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith lends his delightful touch to the Austen classic, Emma. 'Funny, heartfelt and very readable' Good Housekeeping

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Beloved and bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith lends his delightful touch to the Austen classic, Emma. 'Funny, heartfelt and very readable' Good Housekeeping Prepare to meet a young woman who thinks she knows everything Fresh from university, Emma Woodhouse arrives home in Norfolk ready to embark on adult life with a splash. Not only has her sister, Isabella, been whisked away on a motorbike to London, but her astute governess, Miss Taylor is at a loose end watching as Mr. Woodhouse worries about his girls. Someone is needed to rule the roost and young Emma is more than happy to oblige. At the helm of her own dinner parties, and often found either rearranging the furniture at the family home of Hartfield, or instructing her new protegee, Harriet Smith, Emma is in charge. You don't have to be in London to go to parties, find amusement or make trouble. Not if you're Emma, the very big fish in the rather small pond. But for someone who knows everything, Emma doesn't know her own heart. And there is only one person who can play with Emma's indestructible confidence, her friend and inscrutable neighbour George Knightley - this time has Emma finally met her match? Ever alive to the social comedy of village life, beloved author Alexander McCall Smith's Emma is the busybody we all know and love, and a true modern delight.

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SKU GOR006152723
Title Emma
Author By (author) Alexander McCall Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0007553854
ISBN 13 9780007553853
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Beloved and bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith lends his delightful touch to the Austen classic, Emma. 'Funny, heartfelt and very readable' Good Housekeeping Prepare to meet a young woman who thinks she knows everything Fresh from university, Emma Woodhouse arrives home in Norfolk ready to embark on adult life with a splash. Not only has her sister, Isabella, been whisked away on a motorbike to London, but her astute governess, Miss Taylor is at a loose end watching as Mr. Woodhouse worries about his girls. Someone is needed to rule the roost and young Emma is more than happy to oblige. At the helm of her own dinner parties, and often found either rearranging the furniture at the family home of Hartfield, or instructing her new protegee, Harriet Smith, Emma is in charge. You don't have to be in London to go to parties, find amusement or make trouble. Not if you're Emma, the very big fish in the rather small pond. But for someone who knows everything, Emma doesn't know her own heart. And there is only one person who can play with Emma's indestructible confidence, her friend and inscrutable neighbour George Knightley - this time has Emma finally met her match? Ever alive to the social comedy of village life, beloved author Alexander McCall Smith's Emma is the busybody we all know and love, and a true modern delight.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006152723
Title Emma
Author By (author) Alexander McCall Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0007553854
ISBN 13 9780007553853
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.