The Watsons and Emma Watson

By: Aiken, Joan,Austen, Jane

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Jane Austen wrote the untitled fragment that was later called The Watsons in 1803-5, and it was published posthumously in 1871. Joan Aiken, well known for her Jane Austen sequels and children's books, finishes the fragment, introducing a new hero and seamlessly continuing where Jane Austen left off to a satisfying ending for all Austen fans.

Emma Watson returns home after 14 years spent with a beloved aunt, whose re-marriage has caused a significant change in Emma's circumstances. Used to a life of ease, warmth and intelligence, Emma is thrust back into a home where, with one exception, her sisters are petty and jealous, if not vulgar, her father is ill and weak, and her brothers are not men of fine minds. This is a poignant exploration of a young lady's endurance in the face of reduced circumstances, and in true Jane Austen fashion, there is an admirable hero to make all right in the end.

Title: The Watsons and Emma Watson

Author Name: Aiken, Joan,Austen, Jane

ISBN Number: 1402212291

ISBN-13: 9781402212291

Location Published: Sourcebooks Landmark

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: very good

lb: 0.80 lbs

Categories: historical fiction

Seller ID: 9781402212291