Emma by Jane Austen by Jane Austen

Emma by Jane Austen

byJane Austen

Kobo ebook | May 2, 2013

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EMMA is the fourth novel by Jane Austen. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is described in the opening paragraph as "rich, beautiful and clever," but is also rather spoiled. As a result of the recent marriage of her former governess, Emma prides herself on her ability to matchmake, and proceeds to take under her wing an illegitimate orphan, Harriet Smith, whom she hopes to marry off to the vicar, Mr Elton. So confident is she that she persuades Harriet to reject a proposal from a young farmer who is a much more suitable partner for the girl.

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was a 19th century English novelist, now regarded as one of the most important figures of English literature.  Born into a family on the lower end of the English landed gentry, biographical details of Austen's life are scarce.  Austen had six brothers—James, George, Charles, Francis, Henry, and Edward—and a beloved older sister, Cassandra.  Much of Austen's correspondence was destroyed or heavily censored by her relatives after her death, resulting in a limited picture of her life.  Austen produced six novels, two unfinished works, several shorter pieces of fiction, and three volumes of Juvenilia during her life.  Several of her works were published posthumously following her death at age 41 in 1817.

Title:Emma by Jane AustenFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 2, 2013Publisher:Halcyon Press Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN:9990006213577

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