Emma by Jane Austen

Emma

byJane Austen

Paperback | September 25, 2012

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Emma Woodhouse, aged 20 at the start of the novel, is a young is a young, beautiful, witty, and privileged woman in Regency England. As the novel opens, Emma has just attended the wedding of Miss Taylor, her best friend and former governess. Having introduced Miss Taylor to her future husband, Mr. Weston, Emma takes credit for their marriage, and decides that she rather likes matchmaking. She greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities; she is blind to the dangers of meddling in other people's lives, and her imagination and perceptions often lead her astray.

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Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens l...
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Title:EmmaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:374 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.83 inPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Progres et Declin SALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909175951

ISBN - 13:9781909175952

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