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Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
Mansfield Park
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3.50 45
Adultery is not a typical Jane Austen theme, but when it disturbs the relatively peaceful household at Mansfield Park, it has quite unexpected results. The diffident and much put-upon heroine Fanny Price has to struggle to cope with the results, re-examining her own feelings while enduring the... show more
Adultery is not a typical Jane Austen theme, but when it disturbs the relatively peaceful household at Mansfield Park, it has quite unexpected results. The diffident and much put-upon heroine Fanny Price has to struggle to cope with the results, re-examining her own feelings while enduring the cheerful amorality, old-fashioned indifference and priggish disapproval of those around her.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781853260322 (1853260320)
ASIN: 1853260320
Publisher: Wordsworth Classics
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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danae
danae rated it
This one had its ups and downs, in my opinion. It was almost chapter-by-chapter. I was bored during some and enjoyed others. I did enjoy the overall story... It was just slow to me at times. *Review written on October 29, 2014.*
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Mansfield Park
Please note that I gave this book 2.5 stars, but rounded up to 3 stars on Goodreads.This book was over 500 pages of nothing happening besides everyone around one young woman (Fanny Price) trying to convince her that she doesn't know her own mind, that she should be grateful that the neighborhood Lot...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Collared for Murder (Pet Boutique Mystery, #3)
I suspect there are more than a few really talented authors that are forced by publishers to write compelling mysteries wrapped in a shell of silliness because the marketing department decided that's what's "hot". I suspect this is just such an author. Annie Knox is a pseudonym for Wendy Watson w...
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 Mansfield Park
As a heads up, although I do intend to keep this free of spoilers that are not tagged, this is a re-read (for possibly the third time), so if you want to remain completely and totally even hint-free on what happens in this book (though, given this is Austen, there are a few things you can probably g...
Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
2.0 Mansfield Park
I got easily bored reading this one. Fanny is one of Austen's more vulnerable characters, for the mere fact that she observes more and invariably feels more.
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