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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407016108
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 496

Mansfield Park

Penguin English Library




'The most perfect artist among women, the writer whose books are immortal' Virginia Woolf

Fanny Price's rich relatives offer her a home at Mansfield Park 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. But when the glamorous and exciting Henry and Mary Crawford arrive in the area, Edmund starts to grow close to Mary and Fanny finds herself dealing with feelings she has never experienced before.

'Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion and vanity' Margaret Drabble

  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407016108
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 496

About the author

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1813 after much revision. She published four of her novels in her lifetime, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were both published posthumously in 1818.

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Praise for Mansfield Park

Austen looks at her world with a cool, undressing gaze...she is a formidable opponent of hypocrisy and sentimentality

Observer

Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion, and vanity

Margaret Drabble

Jane Austen at her most genteelly ascerbic

The Times

Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire

J.K. Rowling

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