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Emma
  

Emma (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

By Austen, Jane

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Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex. She was the youngest of the two daughters of... a most affectionate, indulgent father; and had, in consequence of her sister's marriage, been mistress of his house from a very early period. Her mother had died too long ago for her to have more than an indistinct remembrance of her caresses; and her place had been supplied by an excellent woman as governess, who had fallen little short of a mother in affection. Sixteen years had Miss Taylor been in Mr. Woodhouse's family, less as a governess than a friend, very fond of both daughters, but particularly of Emma. Between them it was more the intimacy of sisters. Even before Miss Taylor had ceased to hold the nominal office of governess, the mildness of her temper had hardly allowed her to impose any restraint; and the shadow of authority being now long passed away, they had been living together as friend and friend very mutually attached, and Emma doing just what she liked; highly esteeming Miss Taylor's judgment, but directed chiefly by her own. The real evils, indeed, of Emma's situation were the power of having rather too much her own way, and a disposition to think a little too well of herself; these were the disadvantages which threatened alloy to her many enjoyments...
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ISBN 9781598186789
Released NZ 1 Oct 2005
Publisher Alan Rodgers Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title
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ISBN-13 9781598186789
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Alan Rodgers Books
Imprint Alan Rodgers Books
Released 1 Oct 2005
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 364
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 534g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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