Emma

Emma

Emma Woodhouse is one of Austen's most captivating and vivid characters. Beautiful, spoilt, vain and irrepressibly witty, Emma organizes the lives of the inhabitants of her sleepy little village and plays matchmaker with devastating effect....

Title:Emma
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780141439587
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    Emma Reviews

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    Loved it!Why don't I read more classics?! I'll definitely need to read her other books.The BBC tv show was also adorable!...

  • Kai

    “I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.”Personally, I may have lost my self-control, but not my heart.My motivation to read this book stemmed from J.K. Rowling stating that this was on...

  • Kelly

    This is a book about math, mirrors and crystal balls, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Village life? Sorta. The lives of the idle rich? I mean, sure, but only partially and incidentally. Rom...

  • Sean Barrs

    Austen paints a world of excess. She’s just so fucking brilliant. That much so I found the need to swear. The sarcasm is just oozing out of her words. She doesn’t need to tell you her opinions of ...

  • Amanda

    My interpretation of the first 60+ pages of Emma:"Oh, my dear, you musn't think of falling for him. He's too crude and crass.""Oh, my dear Emma, you are perfectly correct. I shan't give him another th...

  • jessica

    before she began writing this novel, JA said, ‘i am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like.’ and sis, if that aint the truth.its not like i hated emma - there are far worse ...

  • Lisa

    My dear Jane Austen, I hope you don’t mind that I write to you, expressing my gratitude for your brilliant handling of words. And as the post office is an object of interest and admiration in your n...

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    Jane Austen famously wrote: "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like."My initial take: Truer words, Jane. Truer words. Emma is wealthy and beautiful, the queen bee of societ...

  • Anne

    3.5 stars rounded up because of the narration.I've noticed a lot of people hate Emma. She's spoiled by her circumstances and self-absorbed in a way that only someone who hasn't really known any sort o...

  • emma

    me: i love jane austenanyone: me too!! don't you love Emma??me: uh... (long pause) i haven't read itanyone: ...but -me: yes, i knowanyone: your name - me: yes, it's emmaanyone: ...me: i'm saving it to...