I was pleasantly surprised by Persuasion. I really loved the interaction between Anne and Captain Wentworth. I am quick becoming a lover of Jane Austen. I've always been a Bronte girl but Im learning to appreciate Austen as well.
Gets better every time I encounter it.
Out of all the Austen novels I have read (and I’ve read them all excepting Mansfield Park which was too painful), I believe I like this one best. It is fairly straightforward and there’s an elegance in Austen’s prose that makes the story flow much better than say in Mansfield Park. I feel a bit ridi...
Wow -- still powerful after several readings. "You pierce my soul." If you need more than three words to say I love you, these would be the words.