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Persuasion - Jane Austen
Persuasion
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4.15 360
Superb novel, autumnal and mellow in tone, concerns the lives and loves of the Elliot family and their friends and relatives, in particular the thwarted romance between Anne Elliot (Austen's sweetest, most appealing heroine) and Captain Frederick Wentworth. Finely drawn characters, gentle satire... show more
Superb novel, autumnal and mellow in tone, concerns the lives and loves of the Elliot family and their friends and relatives, in particular the thwarted romance between Anne Elliot (Austen's sweetest, most appealing heroine) and Captain Frederick Wentworth. Finely drawn characters, gentle satire and wonderful recreation of genteel life in the English countryside.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486295558 (0486295559)
ASIN: 486295559
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 188
Edition language: English
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Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
5.0 Persuasion
This one may be my new favorite, replacing Pride and Prejudice.
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
3.5 A damsel and a naval captain
I don’t know how to review this book. In 200 years since its publication, everything that could be said about it has been said. I can only give you my impressions. I’m not sure if I liked or disliked it. I enjoyed reading it and I wanted to know how the story ended, but the quality of writing was te...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 Persuasion
This was my "comfort read" for the Summer Book Bingo. It's a re-read, so there's not much more for me to say than I've said before. It's Austen. It's brilliant. I refrained from 5 stars only because it starts a bit slow and it's not Pride & Prejudice, the standards by which I judge all my regen...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
Her best work. Such a wonderful novel. Love the romance, but really love the various friendships
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
3.5 Powers of Persuasion
It took me a while but I finished my first Jane Austen novel read! Apparently this was her last novel she wrote. My advice to Jane Austen book newbies, don't start with this one. If you like the movies and were drawn in by the romance between Captain Wentworth and Anne Elliot, you will find that thi...
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