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Emma (Oxford World's Classics)

 
 
 
 
Emma (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Jane Austen
ISBN 13: 9780199535521
ISBN 10: 199535523
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-05-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $7.95
 
 

Emma is the story of the eponymous Miss Woodhouse who, having lost her close companion Anne Taylor to marriage, sets out on an ill-fated career of match-making in the town of Highbury. Taking as her subject the pretty but dreary Harriet Smith, she manages to cause misunderstandings with every new tactic she employs. Though precious and spoilt, Emma is charming to all around her and so it takes her some time to learn her lesson and profit from spending less time worrying about how other people should live their lives.

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