Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Mansfield Park

byJane Austen

Paperback | September 9, 2014

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The most perfect artist among women, the writer whose books are immortal." --Virginia Woolf
     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.

   • With a new introduction by Amanda Vickery

About The Author

JANE AUSTEN was born in Steventon rectory on December 16, 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 1...
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Title:Mansfield ParkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.2 × 5.3 × 1.6 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099589281

ISBN - 13:9780099589280

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• "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

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