Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm. 'We have all been more or less to blame...every one of us, excepting Fanny' When Henry and Maria Crawford come to Mansfield Park, they bring a taste of glamorous London society to the peaceful world of the Bertram family. Everyone is enamoured of them; everyone except Fanny Price. A poor relation, Fanny has grown up an outsider among her rich family, finding an ally only in her cousin Edmund. But as Edmund starts to fall for Maria, Fanny finds herself caught in the tangle of sexual jealousies the Crawfords leave in their wake.Biografía del autor:
Jane Austen was born on December 16, 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 July 18, 1817. As a girl Jane Austen wrote stories, including burlesques of popular romances. Her works were only published after much revision, four novels being published in her lifetime. These are Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Two other novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, were published posthumously in 1818 with a biographical notice by her brother, Henry Austen, the first formal announcement of her authorship. Persuasion was written in a race against failing health in 1815-16. She also left two earlier compositions, a short epistolary novel, Lady Susan, and an unfinished novel, The Watsons. At the time of her death, she was working on a new novel, Sanditon, a fragmentary draft of which survives. Tony Tanner was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge and a professor of English and American literature at the University of Cambridge. He died in December 1998.
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