Emma: A Fragment of a Story

Charlotte BRONTË (1816 - 1855)

Miss Mabel Wilcox, the owner of a newly opened girl's boarding school, meets the wealthy Mr. Conway Fitzgibbon, who drops off his frail daughter to be educated there. When background checks are made, it is discovered that no well-to-do family by the name of Fitzgibbon exists! Supposed Matilda Fitzgibbon is a pseudo-heiress - a fake! What is Miss Wilcox to do?

Published posthumously and prefaced by Charlotte Brontë's editor, W. M. Thackeray, these two chapters are the only existing fragments of Emma, the novel Brontë worked on until her untimely death. Since then, it has been "completed" twice by other authors - Summary by Mary Kay

Genre(s): Crime & Mystery Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface: The Last Sketch Oxenhandler
00:10:16
Play 01 Chapter I Beth Thomas
00:11:31
Play 02 Chapter II Beth Thomas
00:21:33