‘Jane Austen’s Emma is her masterpiece, mixing the sparkle of her early books with a deep sensibility’ Observer
Emma is young, rich and independent. She has decided not to get married and instead spends her time organising her acquaintances’ love affairs. Her plans for the matrimonial success of her new friend Harriet, however, lead her into complications that ultimately test her own detachment from the world of romance.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ANDREW MOTION