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Murder at Mansfield Park

Author: Lynn Shepherd; Jane Austen
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st St. Martin's Press edView all editions and formats
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In this ingenious new twist on Mansfield Park, the famously meek Fanny Price---whom Jane Austen's own mother called "insipid"--Has been utterly transformed; she is now a rich heiress who is spoiled, condescending, and generally hated throughout the county. Mary Crawford, on the other hand, is now as good as Fanny is bad, and suffers great indignities at the hands of her vindictive neighbor. It's only after Fanny is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Shepherd; Jane Austen
ISBN: 9780312577162 0312577168
OCLC Number: 650212509
Description: 363 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lynn Shepherd.

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In this ingenious new twist on Mansfield Park, the famously meek Fanny Price---whom Jane Austen's own mother called "insipid"--Has been utterly transformed; she is now a rich heiress who is spoiled, condescending, and generally hated throughout the county. Mary Crawford, on the other hand, is now as good as Fanny is bad, and suffers great indignities at the hands of her vindictive neighbor. It's only after Fanny is murdered on the grounds of Mansfield Park that Mary comes into her own, teaming-up with a thief-taker from London to solve the crime--Cover.

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