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It's funny, charming, and heart warming.
The relationship between Evelina and her love interest is very interesting and sweet, and one can see the way that Evelina grows and develops as a character.
I usually read to relax, but this book kept me on the edge of the couch page after page wondering what crazy event would take place next.
Great read, great characters! I can't believe I've only recently discovered such a terrific read! If you like jane Austin, read Fanny Burney.Published 3 days ago by Camilla Garrett
Fun reading. I got bored with so much detail but got so interested in Evelina's story that I couldn't just leave it, so skipped many pages to find out how her life turned out. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Boyd F. Fisher
Frances Burney writes in a style, concerned with her characters deeds, thoughts, dialogue and feelings. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Greg Nordstrom
I love this book. It is just as good as any of Jane Austin's or Elisabeth Gaskell's novals. All of the characters are well put together. It's funny, charming, and heart warming. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Linn
Evelina Anville, a fresh and strikingly beautiful young woman of seventeen, has only recently learned her true history: Her French mother was disowned by her wealthy parents... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven Davis
This was written in a very stilted style. The plot was obvious and melodramatic. It had the appearance of being written by a 13 year old girlPublished 6 months ago by Mr. Fothergill
It's what to read when you have finished Jane Austen and don't know what else to look for. Be warned, the language is in an older style.Published 7 months ago by Scylla
The recipient was extremely pleased with this purchase. He is currently working on his doctorate and an avid scholar of 18th century English lit.Published 7 months ago by LindaB