Emma (Paperback)Alexander McCall Smith (author)
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Beloved and bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith lends his delightful touch to the Austen classic, Emma.
`It's comfort reading at its most soothing' Independent
Sometimes it takes time to discover who you really are. And for Emma Woodhouse the journey is only just beginning. After graduating, Emma returns home to Norfolk, where she plans to set up a design business. But that summer, as Emma begins to match-make various friends and neighbours, some important lessons about life and relationships await her...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
Praise for Emma:
`Entertaining . . . McCall Smith brings such intelligence and wit' The Daily Mail
`Funny, heartfelt and very readable' Good Housekeeping
`Funny and clever' Fabulous Magazine
Praise for Alexander McCall Smith:
`Witty, elegant, gentle, compassionate'
`The kind of simplicity one finds in the best children's stories and a fluency which reflects his practice of writing 4,000 words a day in a stint of four hours... A talent for traditional story telling' Guardian
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“Sit back and relax”
A lovely modern version of Jane Austin's Emma.
Wonderful characters, full of humour, recommended.
Perfect Sunday afternoon reading!
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