"I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like," declared Jane Austen when she wrote Emma. But it turns out that readers loved Emma Woodhouse, a ”handsome, clever, and rich” young lady who enjoys meddling in others' lives--until she nearly makes a mess of her own. Austen's pointed look at romantic mishaps and matchmaking, social status in the Georgian age, and the importance of simple human kindness remains a joy to read.
Fashion illustrator Sara Singh's art has appeared in such publications as Vogue, the New York Times, and House Beautiful, and she has worked for designers like Givenchy, Tiffany, and Neiman Marcus.
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