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The Resource Murder at Mansfield Park

Murder at Mansfield Park

Label
Murder at Mansfield Park
Title
Murder at Mansfield Park
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Shepherd
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Language
eng
Summary
A superb retelling of the Jane Austen novel in which the house at Mansfield Park becomes the scene of one murder after another and our meek heroine Fanny Price is recast as a forthright, ambitious, scheming and downright untrustworthy gold digger ...Murder at Mansfield Park is a witty and clever reimagining of Jane Austen's much-loved novel Mansfield Park. But in this Mansfield Park, things have changed ...Formerly Austen's meekest heroine, Fanny Price has become not only an heiress to an extensive fortune but also a heartless, scheming minx. Hiding her true character behind a demure facade, Fanny is indeed betrothed to Edmund, now Mrs Norris's stepson; but do the couple really love each other? Henry and Mary Crawford arrive in the country ready to wreak havoc with their fast city ways, but this time Henry Crawford is troubled by a suspicious past while his sister, Mary, steps forward in the best Austen style to become an unexpected heroine.Meanwhile, tragedy strikes the safe and solid grand house as it becomes the scene of violence. Every member of the family falls under suspicion and the race begins to halt a ruthless murderer.Funny and sharp, Murder at Mansfield Park is simply a delight to read
Summary
Formerly Austen's meekest heroine, Fanny Price has become not only an heiress to an extensive fortune but also a heartless, scheming minx. Hiding her true character behind a demure facade, Fanny is indeed betrothed to Edmund, now Mrs Norris's stepson; but do the couple really love each other? Henry and Mary Crawford arrive in the country ready to wreak havoc with their fast city ways. Meanwhile, tragedy strikes the safe and solid grand house as it becomes the scene of violence. Every member of the family falls under suspicion and the race begins to halt a ruthless murderer.
Theme
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Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, 2010.
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358694
Cataloging source
ANL
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1964-
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Shepherd, Lynn
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder at Mansfield Park
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:71231504-be31-4be3-9efd-597976846bf4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742692982
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Murder at Mansfield Park
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:71231504-be31-4be3-9efd-597976846bf4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742692982
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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