Always the matchmmaker, Emma has arranged successful relationships among her
friends and acquaintances time and time again, but when she must find her own
mate, she soon discovers unanticipated inadequacies in her romantic capacities.
The bulk of "Emma, widely regarded as the most accomplished of Jane Austen's six
novels, is the story of how Emma learns to seize true love. Noted for its
understatement and irony, Austen's honest yet gentle prose is expertly handled
by "AudioFile Earphones Award winner Prunella Scales.