Edmund Bertram's Diary Author:Amanda Grange The retelling of Jane Austen’s novel Mansfield Park from the point of view of Edmund Bertram--by the author of Mr. Knightley’s Diary and Captain Wentworth’ Diary. At ten years of age, Fanny Price came to live with Edmund Bertram and his family at Mansfield Park. Far from the brat Edmund expected, Fanny became his closest confid... more »ante and dearest friend.
But when the fashionable Crawford siblings-- Henry and Mary--come to town, they captivate the Bertram family. Henry embarks on a scandalous flirtation with Edmund’s sister, who is already betrothed to another, while Edmund is enchanted by Mary’s beauty and wit. But when it appears that Mary is not all she seems to be, Edmund will turn to the one woman who has always been at his side to find the happiness he deserves--Fanny.« less
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Much faster-reading than the original, but it's a fun, fluffy read. I'd read others in this series but they probably won't end up on the keeper shelf. That said, there are no real faults to point to- just not a lot of substance. The best bits are Austen's, and they are worked nicely in with the new stuff, but nothing here is going to be a revelation.