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  • Published: 15 May 2001
  • ISBN: 9780375757426
  • Imprint: Random House US Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384

Emma: V&A Collector's Edition




A stylish, fashion-inspired edition of this classic tale, produced in partnership with the V&A

This beautiful hardback edition is a special Puffin Classic created in partnership with the world-famous V & A Museum, and has a stunning cover design inspired by the iconic fashion featured in the book.

Emma is clever, rich, beautiful and sees no need for marriage. An irrepressible matchmaker, she loves interfering in the romantic lives of others, until her matchmaking plans unravel, with consequences that she never expected.

Jane Austen's novel of youthful exuberance, with its imperfect but charming heroine, is often seen as her most flawless work.

  • Published: 15 May 2001
  • ISBN: 9780375757426
  • Imprint: Random House US Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384

About the author

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1813 after much revision. She published four of her novels in her lifetime, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were both published posthumously in 1818.

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