Synopses & Reviews
Mansfield Park is the longest of Jane Austen's six major novels. Fanny Price moves from poverty to the opulence of Mansfield Park at the age of ten when she is adopted by rich relations. But as she grows up she finds she is constantly contending with the burden of her past as her relatives try to keep her in place.
The story of two families, living in rural prosperity at the beginning of the 19th century -- Able to see beyond the selfishness and hypocrisy of both families, Fanny embodies virtue and constancy in a world wracked by change and scandal.