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Persuasion

Author: Jane Austen; Hugh Thomson; Henry Hitchings
Publisher: London : Macmillan Collector's Library, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"Jane Austen's final novel is her most mature and wickedly satirical. It follows the story of Anne Elliott, a teenager engaged to a seemingly ideal man, Frederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable match, Anne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years later, their circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Regency fiction
Romance fiction
Psychological fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Hugh Thomson; Henry Hitchings
ISBN: 9781909621701 1909621706
OCLC Number: 925498029
Notes: "Persuasion was first published 1818. This edition first published by Collector's Library 2004"--Title page verso.
"Complete & unabridged"--Preliminary page.
Description: 312 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; with illustrations by Hugh Thomson ; with an afterword by Henry Hitchings.

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"Jane Austen's final novel is her most mature and wickedly satirical. It follows the story of Anne Elliott, a teenager engaged to a seemingly ideal man, Frederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable match, Anne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years later, their circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly from the Napoleonic War, while Anne's fortunes are floundering. Will their past regrets prevent them from finding future happiness?"--Page 2 of dust jacket.

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