First published a year before Jane Austen's death, Emma is the
story of the lovable, witty, precocious, class-conscious, wealthy,
Emma Woodhouse. Emma prides herself in her ability to create
love matches and considers herself a love expert! Her belief is
reinforced by the successful union of her sister, Isabella, to John
Knightly; a beloved family friend and land owning neighbor.
Then the eventual match of her governess, Mrs. Tyler, to the
well-to-do Mr. Weston. Emma's over confidence in her
abilities cause her to control the romantic lives of those around
her, Emma would come to regret her meddling and learn the
importance of focusing on her own needs and unacknowledged desires;
such as her love for her long-time friend Mr. George Knightly.
Emma is a romantic, funny, emotional novel that would be a
wonderful addition to any personal library!