Emma is a novel written by Jane Austen, first published in December 1815. A novel in three volumes, it concerns a woman named Emma Wodehouse living in Georgian-Regency England who fancies herself a matchmaker.

Behind the scenes

  • Harry Potter series author J. K. Rowling is a known fan of this work, having stated "I have never set up a surprise ending in a Harry Potter book without knowing I can never, and will never, do it anywhere near as well as Austen did in Emma."[1]


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  1. Wikipedia entry on Harry Potter influences and analogues