Mansfield Park by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane Austen

Mansfield Park

byJane Austen

Hardcover | February 1, 2004

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The little girl performed her long journey in safety; and at Northampton was met by Mrs. Norris, who thus regaled in the credit of being foremost to welcome her, and in the importance of leading her in to the others, and recommending her to their kindness. Fanny Price was at this time just ten years old, and though there might not be much in her first appearance to captivate, there was, at least, nothing to disgust her relations. She was small of her age, with no glow of complexion, nor any other striking beauty; exceedingly timid and shy, and shrinking from notice; but her air, though awkward, was not vulgar, her voice was sweet, and when she spoke her countenance was pretty. Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram received her very kindly; and Sir Thomas, seeing how much she needed encouragement, tried to be all that was conciliating: but he had to work against a most untoward gravity of deportment; and Lady Bertram, without taking half so much trouble, or speaking one word where he spoke ten, by the mere aid of a good-humored smile, became immediately the less awful character of the two. . . .
Title:Mansfield ParkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9 × 6 × 1.06 inPublished:February 1, 2004Publisher:Wildside PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0809596288

ISBN - 13:9780809596287

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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