Emma (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

“I ask yourself what is going to turn into of her!”

So speculate the chums and neighbours of Emma Woodhouse, the stunning, energetic, wilful,and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth released novel. convinced that she understands top, Emma schemes to discover an appropriate husband for her pliant buddy Harriet, simply to find that she is aware the emotions of others as low as she does her personal center. As Emma puzzles and error her manner in the course of the mysteries of her social global, Austen conjures up for her readers a forged of unforgettable characters and a close portrait of a small city present process old transition.

Written with matchless wit and irony, judged by way of many to be her best novel, Emma has been tailored repeatedly for movie and tv. This new version indicates how Austen brilliantly turns the standard into the outstanding.

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John was good at action. Bad at words. It had never bothered him before. Action had got him everything he’d ever wanted from life. Until now. Action wasn’t going to get him back into Suzanne Barron’s bed. Maybe not words, either. But whatever it was that was going to work, he’d find it. He’d never failed a mission yet. ” Todd Armstrong said in disgust, leaning back and crossing his perfectly creased linen trousers. They were in Todd’s elegant office in a steel and glass high-rise which he’d manage to make look like a boudoir.

She looked up briefly. Disability. It was so hard even to imagine the word disability in connection with this man. Hard, strong, tough. He looked like he could take on the world. ” Clearly, he wasn’t going to discuss anything pertaining to his injury. “It’s funny. ” He gave a half-laugh. “Shit—sorry, I’m too used to spending all my time with men, I know I have to clean up my language. Anyway, most of my life I didn’t know any other life. I grew up a Navy brat and then spent my entire adulthood in the Navy.

Outside the door was a nice place to kiss a man goodnight. If you liked it, you could contemplate taking it a little further. If you didn’t, you just whispered ‘good night’ and slipped into the door. A goodnight kiss said a lot about a man and about how she reacted to that man. A nice safe testing ground. Though nothing about John Huntington seemed safe to her. She wanted him to kiss her hard. What would it be like to feel all that strength, all that power, all that male energy focused on her, her body tightly held close to his?

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