August 4, 2016|
Persuasion by Jane Austen


Jane Austen''s final novel is her most mature and wickedly satirical. It follows the story of Anne Elliot, a teenager engaged to a seemingly ideal man, Frederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable match, Anne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years later, their circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly from the Napoleonic War, while Anne''s fortunes are floundering. Will their past regrets prevent them from finding future happiness?

Gorgeously illustrated by Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector''s Library edition also includes an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings.
Jane Austen was born in 1775 in rural Hampshire, the daughter of an affluent village rector who encouraged her in her artistic pursuits. Jane remained in the vicinity of her childhood home for much of her life. As such it was through family and friends that she learned most of her considerable understanding of manners and relationships...
Product dimensions:312 pages, 6.22 X 7.03 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:312 pages, 6.22 X 7.03 X 0.67 in
Published:August 4, 2016
Publisher:P_Pan Macmillan_ MCL
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781909621701

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