Due to her family's dire financial situation, Fanny Price is sent to be brought up by her wealthy aunt and uncle at Mansfield Park. From a very young age, Fanny is made keenly aware of the difference in social station between herself and the rest of her newly acquired family.
Her beloved cousin Edmund is her lone ally at Mansfield Park and she treasures this relationship above anything else.
When the Crawford siblings move from London and into their neighborhood, the integrity and morality of the cousins are put to the test.
In spite of her humble background, it is Fanny who is left frantically trying to keep her well-bred relatives in line and out of danger.
This novel is considered to be one of Jane Austen's most matrue novels, examining the subjects of adultery and scandal through the eyes of her fascinating and selfishly-inclined characters