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Persuasion  : Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition - Jane Austen


Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition

By: Jane Austen, Audrey Niffenegger (Illustrator), Colm Toibin (Introduction by)


Published: 21st July 2011
For Ages: 18+ years old
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RRP $19.95

Please note the pages on this book have been produced with bevelled or rough edge to create an old style look. The publisher has deliberately chosen to produce the book this way.

Jane Austen's debut in our award-winning graphic-cover series.

Written during Jane Austen's race against failing health, Persuasion tells the story of Anne Elliot, a woman who-at twenty-seven-is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years ago, she was persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortune nor rank. When Anne and Frederick meet again, he has acquired both, but still feels the sting of her rejection. A brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, Austen's last completed novel is also a movingly told love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.

ISBN: 9780143106289
ISBN-10: 0143106287
Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 21st July 2011
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.1  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.3