Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Cecilia - Fanny Burney, Margaret Anne Doody, Peter Sabor
by: (author) (author) (author)
3.56 80
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192839091 (0192839098)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 1056
Edition language: English
Community Reviews
ReaderMarija's Reviews
ReaderMarija's Reviews rated it
My first thoughts upon completing Cecilia were centered on the fact of its thematic relevancy for a modern audience. It’s a story that could easily play out today on the screen: A young girl gains an inheritance and is thrust into high society with little to no guidance but her own innocent good hea...
Climbing Mount TBR
Climbing Mount TBR rated it
3.0 Cecilia
I enjoyed this book more than I anticipated. Cecilia is a young heiress who can only receive her fortune if she marries a man who will take her name. Considering the era this is almost insurmountable unless she marries "beneath" her. The book begins with her still under age and her uncle her guard...
XLeptodactylous rated it
0.0 Cecilia
Yes, paperback?
deborahmarkus7 rated it
3.0 Cecilia
This is (well, was) Jane Austen's favorite novel -- she named "Pride and Prejudice" after a quote from it. Reading it is giving me such a sense of Austen's brilliance. Her writing is realistic fiction compared to this! An entertaining read, but *way* too many characters and too many of them are men ...
Reflections rated it
4.0 Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress (Oxford World's Classics)
Though her parents and the uncle who raised her have died, life should be almost perfect for open-hearted Cecilia. She has inherited enough money to be independent and to live the life that is her ideal, righting wrongs and helping the less privileged. Unfortunately, anything in this long book tha...
Other editions (40)
Books by Peter Sabor
Books by Margaret Anne Doody
Books by Fanny Burney
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?