Publication Date: 03/11/2011 ISBN: 9780141197708 Category:

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen, Kathryn Sutherland

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 03/11/2011 ISBN: 9780141197708 Category:
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Part of Penguin’s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle’s absence in Antigua, the Crawford’s arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen’s first mature work and, with its quiet heroine and subtle examination of social position and moral integrity, one of her most profound.

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[Coralie Bickford-Smith's] recent work for Penguin Classics is...nothing short of glorious -- Anna Cole

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