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Mansfield Park By Jane Austen

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

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Summary

Fanny Price's rich relatives offer her a place in their home so that she can be properly brought up. When her cousins befriend two glamorous new young people who have arrived in the area, Henry and Mary Crawford, Edmund starts to grow close to Mary and Fanny finds herself dealing with feelings she has never experienced before.

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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Fanny Price's rich relatives offer her a place in their home so that she can be properly brought up. However, Fanny's childhood is a lonely one as she is never allowed to forget her place. Her only ally is her cousin Edmund. When her cousins befriend two glamorous new young people who have arrived in the area, Henry and Mary Crawford, Edmund starts to grow close to Mary and Fanny finds herself dealing with feelings she has never experienced before.

Mansfield Park Reviews

"Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion, and vanity" -- Margaret Drabble
"Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire" -- J.K. Rowling
"Jane Austen at her most genteelly ascerbic" * The Times *
"Austen looks at her world with a cool, undressing gaze...she is a formidable opponent of hypocrisy and sentimentality" * Observer *

About Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and eventually published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.

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GOR011141514
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Used - Like New
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2008-08-07
496
009951186X
9780099511861
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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