'I never have been in love; it is not my way, or my nature; and I do not think I
Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse
is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing,
however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she
ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable
match for her protégée Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have
consequences that she never expected. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its
witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most
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