"Mansfield Park" is the third novel by Jane Austen, published in 1814. The protagonist of the novel, Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram, as her own parents do not have enough money to support their many children. At Mansfield Park, Fanny grows up with her four older cousins, Tom, Edmund, Maria, and Julia, but is always treated as an unwanted poor relation.
Only Edmund shows real kindness and the two develop a friendship that grows as the years progress. Over time, Fanny's gratitude for Edmund's thoughtfulness secretly grows into romantic love.