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Persuasion - Jane Austen

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Published: 1st November 2009
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An entertaining and enduring account of the dilemmas facing young women in the early nineteenth century.

Persuasion narrates the emotional journey of its protagonist Anne Elliot, who chances upon Captain Wentworth, a suitor she was persuaded to reject seven years earlier, and is made to reflect on her past decisions and contemplate her marital future.
Vividly depicting the society holiday towns of Lyme Regis and Bath and infused with its author's trademark wit, Austen's last completed novel, set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, is an entertaining and enduring account of the dilemmas facing young women in the early nineteenth century.

About the Author

Jane Austen was a major English novelist, whose brilliantly witty, elegantly structured satirical fiction marks the transition in English literature from 18th century neo-classicism to 19th century romanticism.

ISBN: 9781847490797
ISBN-10: 1847490794
Series: Oneworld Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st November 2009
Publisher: Oneworld Classics Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.1  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1