It’s Monday! What are you reading? Mansfield Park Revisited

Title: Mansfield Revisited 
Author: Joan Aiken
Publication Date: October 3, 2008

Synopsis: In Aiken’s sequel to Jane Austen’s complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny’s younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram’s new companion. Surrounded by the familiar cast of characters from Jane Austen’s original, and joined by a few charming new characters introduced by the author, Susan finds herself entangled in romance, surprise, scandal, and redemption. 

Aiken’s diverting tale gives the reader interesting speculation on how the Crawfords, whose winning personalities were marred by an amoral upbringing, might have turned out, and Jane Austen’s morality tale takes new directions with an unexpected and somewhat controversial ending.


Review:  Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment, by Joan Aiken – A Review over at AustenProse.com

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