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Description - Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

'The most perfect artist among women, the writer whose books are immortal' Virginia Woolf

Fanny Price's rich relatives offer her a home at Mansfield Park so that she can be properly brought up. However, Fanny's childhood is a lonely one as she is never allowed to forget her place. Her only ally is her cousin Edmund. But when the glamorous and exciting Henry and Mary Crawford arrive in the area, Edmund starts to grow close to Mary and Fanny finds herself dealing with feelings she has never experienced before.

'Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion and vanity' Margaret Drabble

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099511861
ISBN-10: 009951186X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 29mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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