Mansfield Park by Jane AustenMansfield 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
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 × 5.11 × 1.46 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099589281

ISBN - 13:9780099589280

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Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's a classic I bought this during my trip to the Philippines, started in on the plane ride back to Canada and finished it a few days later after coming home. I've recently been on an Austen-reading mood and this is the third book I've read from her. I realized halfway through the book that it was much longer than Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice but I was very much into the story. Some do not like Fanny Price due to her timid nature but I think she is a strong woman in her own way. One does not need to be loud or hot-headed to be strong. I found her strong moral standing and firmness in her beliefs quite admirable. Even when those around her, including Edmund, were kind of being blinded by other people. It's short of a 5-star review but I'm sure if I reread this in the future my review can change.
Date published: 2017-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mansfield Park Fanny didn’t end up with the guy I wanted her with, but I love it anyway. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great!` Another one of Jane Austin's great books!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good but there is better This is not Austens Best work... but its still good!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this Not my fav austen but still good
Date published: 2016-11-08

Editorial Reviews

• "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