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Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it 5 years ago
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...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
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 6 years ago
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...
WRGingell
WRGingell rated it 6 years ago
*happy sigh*Just*happy sigh*Which is odd, because in general and in particular, I HATE with a passion those love stories which rely upon a previous love returning. I think the difference with Persuasion is that I really love Anne, and I'd happily read about her doing anything. Also Jane Austen's hum...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 7 years ago
Well, this is where I wish I paid more attention in my English Lit. classes. Then I could use this review to wax lyrical (or at least literate) about the exposition, the rising action, the climax and the ultimate resolution of Anne Elliot's story in Persuasion. Unfortunately, I didn't pay attentio...
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