Mansfield Park, Jane Austen

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At the age of ten, Fanny Price is sent by her poor family to live with her rich uncle and aunt, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram and their four children at Mansfield Park. Living in a world where wealth and status matter, Fanny is often left to feel inferior but in turn develops into a virtuous young woman of high character. When the dazzling Mary Crawford and her brother Henry arrive in the area, drama and disruption soon follow. All at Mansfield Park succumb to their charms and ways, all except for Fanny Price. Mansfield Park showcases once again, Jane Austen's brilliance.

All-time Classic.Published 1814. (384 Kb)