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Emma by Jane Austen

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Emma is young, rich and independent. She has decided not to get married and instead spends her time organising her acquaintances' love affairs. Her plans for the matrimonial success of her new friend Harriet, however, lead her into complications that ultimately test her own detachment from the world of romance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099511168
ISBN-10: 0099511169
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 32mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Emma by Jane Austen - Reviewed by (27 Aug 2011)

Emma is the fourth published Jane Austen novel. Emma Woodhouse is the spoiled, rich, younger daughter of the widowed Mr Woodhouse. Her father, Henry, is naïve, self-centred, a borderline hypochondriac and the ultimate pessimist. Emma lives at home with him, looks after him and has no plans to ever marry because of this. She is a strong-willed and snobbish 20-year-old with a rather dull life who fancies herself an excellent matchmaker. Most of her friends and acquaintances indulge her. Only George Knightly, the elder brother of her sister Isabella’s husband, John, is critical of her behaviour. He takes her to task for meddling in others’ lives. As with all novels of this era, compared with today’s offerings, the reader has to be patient and allow the story to build. There’s also getting one’s head around the language used. It took me a few instances of the word “nice” to realise that what it meant then (foolish, stupid, senseless) was not...

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Author Biography - Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and eventually published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.

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