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Emma Synopsis

With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work. Beautiful, clever, rich and single, Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protegee Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected.

Emma Press Reviews

'Jane Austen is my favorite author! ... Shut up in measureless content, I greet her by the name of most kind hostess, while criticism slumbers.' EM Forster


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ISBN: 9780143107712
Publication date: 26/11/2015
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780143107712
Publication date: 26th November 2015
Author: Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 512 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

About Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was extremely modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature's most famous women writers. She is the author of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion, Mansfield Park and Northanger Abbey.

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