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by Jane Austen

Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Emma

While Pride and Prejudice may sit at the top of many people’s favourite Jane Austen books, Emma has to be a contender for the title too. For me Emma has a little more bite, it isn’t quite as comfortable a read as Pride and Prejudice, and that makes it more interesting. In terms of lead characters Emma is right up there, she may be headstrong, snobbish, convinced she knows best, yet because of those characteristics, because she isn't perfect, she also feels so very real. Emma is a bright, beautifully written novel with real heart and I love it.

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Emma Synopsis

Virginia Woolf called Jane Austen the most perfect artist among women, and Emma Woodhouse is arguably her most perfect creation. Though Austen found her heroine to be a person whom no one but myself will much like, Emma is her most cleverly woven, riotously comedic, and pleasing novel of manners.

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ISBN: 9788027330515
Publication date: 14/12/2018
Publisher: E-Artnow
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9788027330515
Publication date: 14th December 2018
Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: E-Artnow
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 246 pages
Genres: Classics, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945), Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Science fiction, Romance,

About Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the parish. She lived with her family at Steventon until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. After his death in 1805, she moved around with her mother; in 1809, they settled in Chawton, near Alton, Hampshire. Here she remained, except for a few visits to London, until in May 1817 she moved to Winchester to be near her doctor. There she died on 18 July 1817. As a girl Jane Austen wrote stories, including burlesques of popular romances. Her works were only published after ...

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