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Mansfield Park
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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VioletMoonBooks
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About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet‘s lady, with all the comforts and consequences of an handsome house and large income.
#MansfieldPark #JaneAusten #firstline #openingline #book #books #bookartist #Classics #Fiction #Romance #Literature 💛💛💛💛💛

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bree.v08
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️/5

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Andrea313
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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My bestie re-reading Mansfield Park at my urging. 😂🤣 Who agrees with her, #PemberLittens?

ravenlee 🙋🏻‍♀️ 3mo
sprainedbrain 🙋🏻‍♀️ 3mo
Andrea313 @ravenlee @sprainedbrain I get it, honestly. Fanny doesn't have much to recommend her throughout and Edmund is terrible. Yet...I'm drawn in by her strength in her own convictions. I hope we have another group read soon so I can re-evaluate. I did confess to my friend today that maybe my recent deep love for it was due to a pandemic-induced leave of my senses. 😂 3mo
Ruthiella 🙋🏻‍♀️I keep voting for this to be the Austen book we read for #Pemberlittens but alas! It‘s my least favorite of all the novels but I want to appreciate it better. 3mo
Andrea313 @Ruthiella I'm sure it'll come back around! There was a group chapter-a-day read about a year ago and something about the pace allowed me to really take a deep dive and consider every moment, and I came away absolutely loving it. I'll be curious to see if anything changes for you once the group takes it up again! 3mo
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Branwen
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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#AlphabetGame #LetterM
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

For this letter I've chosen my most favorite of Austen novels, Mansfield Park! ☺️💕📚

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty ❤️ 3mo
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Leftcoastzen
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#JulyJam #cousinsDay A classic that features cousins.

Ruthiella Beautiful edition! 😍 4mo
Leftcoastzen @Ruthiella thanks ! A Chiltern classic , they are hard to resist! 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗 4mo
Eggs Gorgeous copy ❤️🌺❤️ 4mo
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Blueberry
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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I've never seen this cover before on this book. 😆

#KissingDay #JulyJam

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

eeclayton It is a bit misleading 😂 5mo
Eggs 🧡💋 🧡 5mo
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Liriope
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Really disliked this book. The main character did not feel like a Jane Austen character at all.. a very submissive, quiet, conservative girl, contented with whatever sympathy she got, and at the end the love that she wanted was so whisy-washily decided that just made be angry 😅

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VioletMoonBooks
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On that event they removed to Mansfield; and the Parsonage there, which, under each of its two former owners, Fanny had never been able to approach but with some painful sensation of restraint in her eyes, as everything else within the view and patronage of Mansfield Park had long been.
#MansfieldPark #JaneAusten #lastline #closingline #book #books #bookart #bookattitude #bookartist #bookaholic #Classics #Fiction #Romance #HistoricalFiction 💞💞💞

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LeahBergen
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CrowCAH What a noble cause! 8mo
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roronoazoro
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
Mehso-so

Yeah, not awful but also not as good as other Jane Austen works.
Full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/4206684053

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VioletMoonBooks
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LeahBergen
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mabell Nice!! This is a tough one! 9mo
LeahBergen @mabell It is! 😆 9mo
CrowCAH That was some comprehensive study she did to come up with that stat! 9mo
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LeahBergen
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mabell My “pugs” are my children, to whom I am woefully indulgent to great inconvenience 😆 9mo
LeahBergen @mabell I hear you! 😆😆 9mo
CrowCAH Little use. Her stuff must have been for decoration only. 9mo
Suet624 What a life. I might have gone mad. 9mo
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Rachbb3
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Pickpick

I‘ve read Mansfield Park a few times and with each time it‘s gets better for me. 💕

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VioletMoonBooks
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5feet.of.fury 🤣🤣 too true lol 9mo
BookDragonNotWorm Yes!!! 😂 9mo
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VioletMoonBooks
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Branwen
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Book Haul Pic 2! 💕📚💕

I added another Penguin Clothbound hardcover to my collection today! This time it's Madame Bovary, which I've been wanting to get for awhile now! I love the dark purple and orange cover! 😍 And I've been resisting this Mansfield Park Chiltern edition for ages now but I finally caved and got it today! The picture doesn't do it justice - it's exquisite! It's so pretty it actually makes my heart ache! ❤📖❤ #bookhaul

SRWCF I could stare at those covers for the rest of eternity! 😇 10mo
DivineDiana Cover love! ❤️ 10mo
IndoorDame They‘re both lovely! 10mo
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RaeLovesToRead Wow! 😍 10mo
Becker I have several of the Chiltern editions and I agree with you. They are beautiful books. I love them. 10mo
vivastory I've had my eye on the Chiltern editions! What a great haul! 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm Both editions are gorgeous! 😍 Congrats for owning them. 10mo
Branwen @erzascarletbookgasm @RaeLovesToRead @IndoorDame @DivineDiana Thank you! They are so gorgeous! @vivastory It was hard to only get just the one! I have a feeling I'll be hunting down the rest of them sometime in the future! 😁 @SRWCF SAME! I CAN'T STOP GAZING AT THEM! 😍 @Becker I'm thinking about also ordering The Tenant of Wildfell Hall too...it was just as beautiful! I can't resist them! 💕📚 10mo
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VioletMoonBooks
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Pickpick

This was a good read. It has to be one of my favorite Jane Austen novels. It made me feel very relax while I was reading. I would definitely recommend reading this book. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
#MansfieldPark #JaneAusten #book #books #bookvibe #bookvibes #bookvsfilm #bookvsmovie #bookbag #bookbags #bookbinding #bookbeau #bookblog #bookblogger #bookbackpack #bookbackpacks #booknerd #booknerds #booknerdsunite #booknerdy #Classics #Fiction #Romance #Literature 💓💓

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VioletMoonBooks
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VioletMoonBooks
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VioletMoonBooks
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Moll
Pickpick

Very excited that the #WinterGames have begun and I've started by finishing Mansfield Park! I really enjoyed it and I think it's up there as one of my fave Jane Austen's😁

I'm going to work out how many points I'm on tomorrow eve🙌

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Moll
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SO excited for the #WinterGames to start tomorrow!!

My goal for the #WinterCosy Readathon is to read as many books from my WG TBR list this month and as many as possible from my #NewYearWhoDis list in Jan!!

@PuddleJumper

PuddleJumper Whoo! Great goal! Good luck with your TBR pile 12mo
Moll @PuddleJumper thank u!! 12mo
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Moll

I'd like to have finished Mansfield Park by December 1st ready for the #WinterGames2021 - if I manage 2 chapters a day until then I'll have done it!!💪❤

Moll 2 chapters read this eve! 12mo
Moll 2 more chapters woo yeah 12mo
Moll I didn't make time to read yesterday because my partner called and we had a chat instead! BUT tonight I'm going to try to read 4 chapters to make up for it🙌 12mo
Moll Made it to volume 3😁 A few more chapters this evening and I'm on track🙌 12mo
Moll Made it to page 300! I'm a little behind where I'd like to be now but I should still be able to have finished in time for the Winter Games🙌 12mo
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Moll

2 more chapters read for #NovelNovember & I plan to read more as the evening goes on! I'm getting more and more invested in Mansfield Park as I read and am now 200 pages in😁

Thanks so much for hosting @Andrew65 😊

Andrew65 That‘s great that it has helped. 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 😁 12mo
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dariazeoli
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Wishing the year was over for many reasons - 1 being that I‘m looking forward to not being so busy! @Moll has a great list of reads - half of which were already on my TBR!

As in years past, I‘ll definitely be taking this list further into 2022 than January.

Thanks as always to @monalyisha for being a great matchmaker!

#newyearwhodis #nywd22

Moll I hope you love them as much as I did!!😊 12mo
TheLudicReader It‘s so much fun looking at these lists. 12mo
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Moll

2 more chapters read and starting Volume 2😁 #NovelNovember @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 😁 12mo
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Moll

Another 2 chapters read & I'm now up to volume 2😁

#novelnovember @Andrew65

Andrew65 Doing great 👏👏👏 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 not too shabby!😁 12mo
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Moll

Another 2 chapters read! I love Fanny as a character a lot; I don't find myself interested in any of the others in quite the same way, but she is great!

#NovelNovember @Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 12mo
EvieBee She‘s one of my favorite characters and the most unique of Austen‘s heroines. 12mo
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Moll

Another 2 chapters read for #NovelNovember & I think I'm going to read 1 or 2 more before I sleep too😊😴

I'm really enjoying Mansfield Park so far & I'm rooting for Edmund to get his act together and just fall for Fanny already😂😂

@Andrew65

*Update*: 4 chapters finished today!😊

Andrew65 This is great 👏👏👏 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 Thank you!! 12mo
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Moll

2 chapters finished today for #NovelNovember😍

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 Thank you!! And thank you for running too! 12mo
Andrew65 Love hosting these. 12mo
Moll @Andrew65 😍 12mo
Moll And we appreciate you doing so!! 12mo
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Moll
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Minimum 2 chapters of Mansfield Park a day, let's gooooo

#NovelNovember @Andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 12mo
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Moll
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I'm going to take part in this one too! Will set my goals closer to the 1st of December😊

#Wintercosy @PuddleJumper

PuddleJumper Sounds good! 13mo
Moll @PuddleJumper 🙌🙌🙌❤ Thanks for organising!! 13mo
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Moll
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#NovelNovember @Andrew65

My general goal at the moment is to read a chapter of Mansfield Park a day, so for this readathon, my goal is to read at least 2 chapters a day🙌

Andrew65 Good luck and thanks for sharing 😍 13mo
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Moll
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#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

Thanks for the tag @Emilymdxn 🙌

1. Mansfield Park, & so far I've stuck with my goal of at least a chapter a day😊
2. Goodreads & Litsy!
3. Probably Mansfield Park

Have a lovely Sunday everyone😊

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Moll
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#WondrousWednesday @Eggs

1. Anything by Jacqueline Wilson! Her books were pretty much all I read growing up😂

2. A thunderstorm for sure⛈ Or any kind of rainy weather tbh

3. Having hot water again & having a landlord who fixes these things quickly! It stopped working yesterday but we're back on track now!!

Eggs Thanks for joining in 👍🏼❤️ 13mo
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Moll

I'm on a mission to read at least a chapter of Mansfield Park each day and so far so good!

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#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView @OriginalCyn620

I tag @Emilymdxn

1. Spooky! I loved Scarathlon & I think my favourite read was Warm Bodies!!
2. I'm very much not on it when it comes to new releases, but I am looking forward to reading Mansfield Park (a very much old release😂)

TheSpineView Thanks for playing and happy Tuesday! 13mo
Moll @TheSpineView ❤❤❤ 13mo
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Moll
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My November read shall be my 5th Jane Austen of the year!!

Going to read a chapter or 2 before I get ready for bed😊😴

Speaking of, if you like a bedtime story, I'd really recommend the podcast Nothing Much Happens

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mjtwo
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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24-5 Oct 2021 (audiobook)
Listening to Billie Piper‘s narration of Mansfield Park has encouraged me to watch her as Fanny Price. Fanny is not, however, a favourite. Why is she so sickly? She does not seem to be able to walk for more than 10 minutes! As a heroine, I much prefer Lizzie Bennett‘s strength and athleticism. I also deplore Fanny‘s passivity and her inability to express her needs or attempt to change her situation.

mjtwo On this reading, I actually wondered whether there is an insinuation of abuse by her uncle. Their confrontation after Fanny rejects Henry Crawford was quite violent and gave an impression of earlier violence in her attic room. Similarly his attitude towards his pretty niece on his return from Antigua seemed a little off kilter. (edited) 13mo
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Made my first visit to BN in quite a while. They have these gorgeous and inexpensive copies of classics. (Not that I don‘t already own Mansfield Park, but loved the cover).

Leftcoastzen Very pretty! 14mo
Bklover @Leftcoastzen I‘m a sucker for a pretty cover! 14mo
Pemberley I definitely would have bought an extra copy for that! 13mo
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VioletMoonBooks
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About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet‘s lady, with all the comforts and consequences of an handsome house and large income.
#MansfieldPark #JaneAusten #firstline #openingline #book #books #bookaholic #Classics #Fiction #Romance #HistoricalFiction

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Tea and a good book

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Naya
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Pickpick

10/2021

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sprainedbrain
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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After this weekend, we‘re closing the book on Fanny Et Al and moving on to Emma!

Invites have been sent to those who are signed up for Saturday and/or Sunday watch parties, but there is still time to join in. 😉

OriginalCyn620 Can‘t wait! 🤗 2y
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jenniferw88
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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My dissertation supervisor (@austeneconomics) has just retweeted this...

#PemberLittens @sprainedbrain

sprainedbrain Do you cringe when someone spells Austen like that? I do... 😬 2y
jenniferw88 Yes! 2y
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sprainedbrain
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Due to technical issues yesterday, I‘ve added a couple of parties for the 1999 and 2007 movies.

Next Saturday will be a double feature: 1999 at 2 pm CST, and 2007 at 4:30 pm.

Also, a new party was added for 1999 next Sunday at 8 pm CST.

Interested? Sign up here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aptrKRgU1cy1Lw__QsL9FSH7cf9ZJPe60o-eZbAW...

#PemberLittens

sprainedbrain Tagging a bunch from my list of people who have signed up for parties before... my apologies and please ignore if you‘ve already watched these or just don‘t want to! 😉 2y
rwmg Looking at Billie Piper's expression in both of the covers you've posted, I can't really imagine her as Fanny 2y
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inthegreensandblues Signed up for new Sunday slot! Thank you! 🥂 2y
sprainedbrain @rwmg she is not at all like you would expect Fanny to look! 😂 2y
OriginalCyn620 Yay! Thanks so much, Jenni! 2y
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sprainedbrain
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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#PemberLittens

Tomorrow afternoon is the watch party for episodes 1-3 of the 1983 miniseries! The final episodes (4-6) are scheduled for next Sunday.

Zoom invites have been sent to those who are signed up for tomorrow, but there is still time to join us.

quirkyreader I‘m guessing that many of us who have seen different versions of the films and mini-series, notice that the actors come back for repeat roles in the different stories. 2y
sprainedbrain @quirkyreader Yes! I always love picking them out. 2y
KVanRead Not going to be able to make it today after all. Have fun!! 2y
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sprainedbrain @KVanRead Thanks for letting me know! I‘m guessing I should take you off the list for next week finale episodes, too? 😉 2y
KVanRead @sprainedbrain Yes, I guess so, sorry, busier than I was expecting to be. 2y
sprainedbrain @KVanRead no need to apologize, I totally get it! I think we were pleasantly surprised with this one, so if you want me to find another time before Sunday for you to watch episodes 1-3, just let me know! 2y
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sprainedbrain
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#PemberLittens

This afternoon is the last watch party for the 2007 MP movie starring Billie Piper. Only 1 person is signed up for this one (hi, @OriginalCyn620 😉) so far, but there is still time to join us... showing is at 4 pm US Central.

Daisey I think I completely forgot to sign up. Could you send me an invite for this one? If something comes up that I can't make it, I'll be sure to let you know. 2y
sprainedbrain @Daisey Yay! I just forwarded the link to you. 2y
OriginalCyn620 Hi! Well, if it ends up being just me, we can cancel. I‘d hate for you to go through all the trouble! 2y
sprainedbrain @OriginalCyn620 it‘s not any trouble at all! Daisey is probably going to join as well. 😉 2y
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asterese
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Completed my Jane Austen collection today. 😊 I love how each book is a different edition, and carries its own memories. Someday I'd like a boxed set, but I feel very attached to these 6 for now.

Current record: 4/6 (Still have to read Emma and Mansfield Park 🌻)

Leftcoastzen It‘s great that they all have a history/ memories with you .sets are nice too . 2y
asterese @Leftcoastzen One of the great things about physical copies of books. 😀 2y
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