Aged ten,Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthier relationsthe Bertramsat Mansfield Park. Howeverlife there is not as she imagined. Treated with disdain by three of her cousinsshe finds her only comfort in the kindness of the fourthEdmund. As they growtheir friendship develops into romantic love – until the arrival of Henry Crawford and his charming sister Mary causes an emotional upheaval that no one in the family expects. With psychological insight and sparkling witJane Austen paints an irresistibly lifelike portrait of shifting values and split loyalties.This gorgeous edition of Mansfield Park is delightfully illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson and includes an afterword by historian and author Nigel Cliff.Designed to appeal to the bookloverthe Macmillan Collector’s Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector’s Library are books to love and treasure.
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