Persuasion

September 9, 2014|
Persuasion by Jane Austen

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''It is a sort of private novel. In the heroine Anne Elliot, we have glimpses of Austen and what happened to her; the lost romance and the lost youth'' Julian Fellowes

Eight years ago Anne Elliot bowed to pressure from her family and made the decision not to marry the man she loved, Captain Wentworth. Now circumstances have conspired to bring him back into her social circle and Anne finds her old feelings for him reignited. However, when they meet again Wentworth behaves as if they are strangers and seems more interested in her friend Louisa. In this, her final novel, Jane Austen tells the story of a love that endures the tests of time and society with humour, insight and tenderness.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LYNNE TRUSS
Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 18...
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Title:Persuasion
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 7 X 5.1 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 7 X 5.1 X 0.8 in
Published:September 9, 2014
Publisher:Random House UK
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780099589327

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