Persuasion (Google eBook)

Front Cover, 1947 - Fiction - 254 pages
176 Reviews

˙The final novel by the acclaimed writer places heroine Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity and deep emotion, against the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England.


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Another fantastic love story by Jane Austen. - LibraryThing
I bemoan the actual lack of action and plot. - LibraryThing
This is a love story. - LibraryThing
Drama drama drama and happy ending. - LibraryThing
The premise is simple. - LibraryThing
And her characterizations are unparalleled. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

This is a typical Jane Austen book (which undoubtedly you've already read at least Pride and Prejudice), so you must already be accustomed to her style of writing. There is subtle humor in her writing ... Read full review

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User Review  - humblewomble - LibraryThing

Tied for my favourite Austen ever. The quiet, musing nature of the novel - less starkly sarcastic than either Pride and Prejudice or Emma, less knowingly silly than either Northanger Abbey or Sense ... Read full review


Contents Chapter
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24

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About the author (1947)

˙Jane Austen (16 December 1775 - 18 July 1817) was an Eng-lish novelist whose works include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. Her biting social commentary and masterful use of both free indirect speech and irony eventually made Austen one of the most influential and honored novelists in English Literature.