By Joan Aiken
In Aiken's sequel to Jane Austen's complicated and interesting novel, after heroine Fanny fee marries Edmund Bertram, they go away for the Caribbean, and Fanny's more youthful sister Susan strikes to Mansfield Park as woman Bertram's new better half. Surrounded by means of the commonplace solid of characters from Jane Austen's unique, and joined by way of a number of captivating new characters brought by way of the writer, Susan reveals herself entangled in romance, shock, scandal, and redemption.
Aiken's diverting story offers the reader attention-grabbing hypothesis on how the Crawfords, whose successful personalities have been marred via an amoral upbringing, may have became out, and Jane Austen's morality story takes new instructions with an unforeseen and a little bit debatable ending.
"A attractive read-and you do not have to have learn Mansfield Park to take pleasure in it."-Woman's Own
"Her experience of time and position is impeccable."-Publishers Weekly
"An very good sequel...remarkably powerful and intensely funny."
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