Persuasion: (classics Hardcover)

byJane AustenEditorGillian BeerIntroduction byGillian Beer

April 24, 2012|
Persuasion: (classics Hardcover) by Jane Austen

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Part of Penguin''s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortunenor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen''s last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all,it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.
Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction set among the gentry have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature. She was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young ...
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Title:Persuasion: (classics Hardcover)
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.1 X 5.35 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.1 X 5.35 X 1.05 in
Published:April 24, 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780141197692

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