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Lady Susan - Jane Austen, R.W. Chapman
Lady Susan
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Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight Austen enthusiasts with its wit and elegant... show more
Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight Austen enthusiasts with its wit and elegant expression.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486444079 (0486444074)
ASIN: 486444074
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
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Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
3.0 Lady Susan
A novella about the "most accomplished coquette in England", Lady Susan coasts through society either ahead of her reputation or because of it. The story is told through a series of letters between the characters, the narrative never getting bogged down as the authors of the letters skips from on to...
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it
2.5 Lady Susan
I don't know what the point of this story was except to accentuate how much of an epic bitch Susan was. There didn't seem to be much more to it. Wow, she was just evil.
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
4.0 Lady Susan
The novella is hilarious. Lady Susan is the wooorst, but you can't help but cheer for her as she makes sure that everyone does exactly what she would like them to do. I would love to see her go head-to-head with Cersei Lanister or Margary Tyrell. They would eat each other alive, and it would be a de...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 Lady Susan
My awesome niece, Becca got all excited that a movie just came out which is allegedly based on Jane Austen's short, epistolary novel, a novel written early in Austen's career, but not published until some fifty years after she died. Neither Becca's mother nor her aunt responded to the call that we ...
the reading chronicles
the reading chronicles rated it
5.0 Jane Austen's Lady Susan
Lady Susan is a selfish, attractive woman, who tries to trap the best possible husband while maintaining a relationship with a married man. She subverts all the standards of the romantic novel: she has an active role, she's not only beautiful but intelligent and witty, and her suitors are significan...
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