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Persuasion - Linda Bree, Jane Austen
Persuasion
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For her last novel's plot, Austen returns to the tensions of inheritance; but the once satisfactory solution security on a landed estate no longer applies. Here, Anne, the unappreciated middle daughter of the Elliots, has new choices to make, between the customs and traditions in which she was... show more
For her last novel's plot, Austen returns to the tensions of inheritance; but the once satisfactory solution security on a landed estate no longer applies. Here, Anne, the unappreciated middle daughter of the Elliots, has new choices to make, between the customs and traditions in which she was brought up and the excitement of the unknown.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781551111315 (1551111314)
Publisher: Broadview Press
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 Second read through.
Probably top-two for Austen novels. I love the slightly older and more care-worn main couple, and all the pining (so much pining). I like how reserved and miserable Anne is at the start and how much she goes as the story continues. Wentworth is a bit more of a puzzle, as he seems to be a dashing you...
Audio Book Junkie
Audio Book Junkie rated it
3.5 "Persuasion" by Jane Austen, performed by Juliet Stevenson
I read "Persuasion" on a wave of enthusiasm for Jane Austen created by reading "The Jane Austen Project". I'd never read the book before and knew nothing of its plot or its ending. I found that this ignorance significantly enhanced my enjoyment of this book about lovers frustrated by circumstance an...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 Persuasion
Overwhelmed with a choice in what to read on the eve of my trip to London I ended up packing three books - and buying a dozen or so when I was over there - but Persuasion was the one I ended up reading in the terminal and during the long flight over. I'd been holding out on reading this one, knowin...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
4.0 Persuasion
I think I may enjoy this one a bit more than Pride and Prejudice. Not sure.
Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
5.0 Persuasion
This one may be my new favorite, replacing Pride and Prejudice.
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