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TitleMansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics
AuthorJane Austen
ISBN0809596288
ImprintJane Austen Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages424

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The little girl performed her long journey in safety and at Northampton was met by Mrs Norris, who thus regaled in the credit of being foremost to welcome her, and in the importance of leading her in to the others, and recommending her to their kindness Fanny Price was at this time just ten years old, and though there might not be much in her first appearance to captivate, there was, at least, nothing to disgust her relations She was small of her age, with no glow of complexion, nor any other striking beauty exceedingly timid and shy, and shrinking from notice but her air, though awkward, was not vulgar, her voice was sweet, and when she spoke her countenance was pretty Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram received her very kindly and Sir Thomas, seeing how much she needed encouragement, tried to be all that was conciliating but he had to work against a most untoward gravity of deportment and Lady Bertram, without taking half so much trouble, or speaking one word where he spoke ten, by the mere aid of a good hud smile, became immediately the less awful character of the two

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Greyeyedminerva

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

I was astounded to find that many of the reviews on this site criticize this book for the main character, Fanny Price, her timidity and morality It is very different from Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, whose smart, sensible heroines make the novels, but I actually enjoy... (Sign in to see more)


Sherwood Smith

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

Most Austen aficionados agree that Pride and Prejudice is a great book Jane Austen thought it might be too light and bright and sparkling that its comedy might outshine its serious points but its continued popularity today indicates that her recipe for brilliance contained just the right ingr... (Sign in to see more)


Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

Upping my rating from 3 stars to 4 on reread Mansfield Park isn t as easy to love as most of Jane Austen s other novels, but it has a lot of insights to offer into the personalities, strengths and weaknesses of not just Fanny, but all of the other characters who live in and around Mansfield P... (Sign in to see more)


Kelly

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

This is usually the part where I offer abject apologies for my review s length, but I don t feel like it this time It s long Continued on the comments section You have been duly notified Ah, Fanny Price We meet again Our previous meeting was How shall I say Underwhelming Unsatisfying Lacking is real... (Sign in to see more)


Sean Barrs the Bookdragon

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

The impossible happened I read something by Jane Austen and I didn t give it five stars What is the world coming to I don t even know who I am any Though this was awfully dull Austen has never be renowned for her fast moving plots, so I know what to expect when I go into one of her novels What makes... (Sign in to see more)


Lisa

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

Jane Austen s take on Cinderella From the very first moment, the reader knows just as well as Fanny herself that she is meant to marry Edmund But reader and heroine alike also know that by the social standards of Jane Austen, that is a Mission Impossible Fanny is a true fairytale Cinderella, raised ... (Sign in to see more)


Henry Avila

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

Fanny Price s mother had two sisters as beautiful as she, one married an affluent gentleman Sir Thomas Bertram, and everyone said this would enable her siblings, to do the same Nevertheless little England hasn t enough rich men, to accommodate deserving ladies Another married a respectable quiet cle... (Sign in to see more)


Eve

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

The best things in life are free, but you can give them to the birds and bees.I want money The Flying LizzardsThis is the last of Austen s books that I ve finally finished, a goal I ve been working towards since I was sixteen I saved this one for last because although it s one of my favorite films, ... (Sign in to see more)


April (Aprilius Maximus)

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

You can t see me right now but i m rolling my eyes so hard i can see the back of my head.


Holly

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Fiction, Classics By Jane Austen

I have seen no small amount of reviews toting Fanny Price as Austen s least likable heroine, and to be honestI m not sure where they get that impression from Granted, Fanny s characteristics often shine by what they are not, next to the undesirable character traits of those around her..but does this... (Sign in to see more)


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