A young girl from a relatively poor family is raised by her rich uncle and aunt, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram, at Mansfield Park. Fanny is soon possessed of beauty as well as a keen mind and comes to the attention of a neighbor, Henry.
The Memoir of my Aunt, Jane Austen, has been received with more favour than I had ventured to expect.' The notices taken of it in the periodical press, as well as letters addressed to me by many with whom I am not personally acquainted, show that an unabated interest is still taken in every particular that can be told about her.'
Persuasion, the last novel written by Jane Austen. Anne Elliot falls in love with a handsome young naval officer, but ditched him as not being suitable. Later he will not forgive her actions.