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Persuasion

Persuasion

Author: Jane Austen
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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.

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Written in her final illness, Persuasion is Jane Austen's finest novel.

Author description

Jane Austen 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 age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and eventually published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099511175
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : July 2008
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jane Austen
  • : General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
  • : 272
  • : 823.7
  • : Paperback