By Jane Austen
Hardcover, 560 pages
2012, Penguin Classics
I decided to launch Austen Month with the Austen book I know least (aka, nothing) about. I have read all of her novels except Mansfield Park and Emma, but I’ve read an adaptation of Emma and seen parts of the movie, so I’m aware of the general plot.
From Amazon: Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle’s absence in Antigua, the Crawford’s arrive in the neighborhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation.
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