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Classics Group Reads > Group Classics Read Nov / Dec 2017 - Emma - NO SPOILERS

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Paul (halfmanhalfbook) | 5462 comments Mod
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message 2: by Sam (new) - rated it 3 stars

Sam (aramsamsam) I started this today and Emma is the first Austen protagonist I don't like. It is pretty clear from the beginning that she manipulates people to enjoy herself. This is going to be an interesting read.


message 3: by Pat (new) - rated it 5 stars

Pat Morris-jones | 1372 comments I love Emma as she's so honest. However I do understand what you mean. It's very up to date, considering when it was set. I think that's why it's a classic as every generation can think of people or societies they know, or have known, with these characters in them. Plus how well it is written, of course.


message 4: by Sam (new) - rated it 3 stars

Sam (aramsamsam) Of course ;)

I want to add that I enjoy the book a lot, it's just that I do not sympathize with Emma like I did with other Austen heroines.


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