Mansfield Park, published in 1814, is the third novel by Jane Austen. The protagonist is Fanny Price, an intelligente and sensitive girl; at age ten her impoverished family sends Fanny to live with her wealthy aunt and uncle. Edmund, her cousin, will always be near her and Fanny soon realize that she is in love with him. Many tests await her before her dream is crowned.
Jane Austen was born in Steventon, England, in 1775. Not much else is known other than she always lived with her family and that she never got married. After she died, her brothers destroyed most of her private letters, leaving very little biographical detail about her private life. Her novels are: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.