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Review: Persuasion

User Review  - Sherwood Smith - Goodreads

Captain Harville: "But let me observe that all histories are against you, all stories, prose and verse... Songs and proverbs, all talk of woman's fickleness. But perhaps you will say, these were all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Apatt - Goodreads

Reading Jane Austen is always a felicitous endeavor. There goes my pitiful attempt at constructing a pseudo-Austenesque sentence. Jane Austen is possibly the grandmother of romcom, the constant ... Read full review

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User Review  - Duchess Nicole - Goodreads

This is one of those books...you know, one of those that sits on your shelf, looking pretty and making you feel a bit less of the uncultured swine that you really are. At least, it eased my guilt a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny (Reading Envy) - Goodreads

(Somehow I never marked any Jane Austen novels as read, when I've read most of them multiple times. Trying to remedy this by summarizing my feelings on each one.) This is my absolute favorite of Jane ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jason Koivu - Goodreads

In Persuasion our hero and heroine are neither interesting nor do they have an obvious magnetic attraction for one another, and as readers we always knew they'd get together in the end, and yet we're ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gary aka Grasshopper - Goodreads

The word persuasion appears thirteen times in Jane Austen's first novel, Sense and Sensibility. It appears only seven times in her last novel, although her brother Henry, who published it posthumously ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeannette - Goodreads

Persuasion is Austen's best work, in my opinion, because while Austen wrote primarily about the social customs of her time, with regard to women marrying well, or not, in Persuasion the heroine is 27 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sparrow - Goodreads

I have been feeling sentimental for the past couple of weeks, and it made me think of Persuasion. I haven't felt sentimental for quite some time, so it feels like a sort of stiff and creaky homecoming ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen M - Goodreads

I hope some day in the future, when I'm a more sophisticated reader, with a keen eye for detail and subtly and not nearly so ADD with all story lines—hey just because I can only read books that stay ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mariel - Goodreads

This photo of Jimmy Buffett enjoying a buffett of women is not here for vote pandering. It's here for a good reason. Persuasion is about pressure from family and society. I told myself (read ... Read full review


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