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Persuasion (Hardcover)

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Discover the story of Jane Austin's Persuasion with this exquisite edition from Union Square & Co.'s Signature Gilded Editions series The stunning Persuasionspecial edition features sprayed edges, color end pages, a built-in ribbon bookmark, and embossed foil cover. The beautiful design and attention to detail set this special edition book apart, whether you're reading for the first time or building a library of your favorite classic literature books.

Eight years ago, Anne Elliot followed the advice of Lady Russell, her only true friend, and broke off her engagement to the dashing young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. When Anne and the now wealthy Captain Wentworth cross paths years later, it is clear that he has neither forgotten--nor forgiven--their past. Can true love survive heartbreak? Who should we listen to in matters of the heart? Filled with Jane Austen's trademark wit, Persuasion is both a delightful romantic comedy and a surprisingly subversive exploration of our need to persuade, and be persuaded by, others.

Persuasion was written by Jane Austin in 1816 when she was very ill and was first published in 1817. Considered to be one of her best works, Persuasion is often ranked among the greatest novels in the English language. It tells the story of Anne Elliot, a young woman who is persuaded to break off her engagement before eventually weighing the option to give the relationship another chance. The novel is beautifully written and explores complex themes such as love, loss, and second chances, in addition to exposing how the social and cultural norms of Regency England impacted relationships of the time.

About the Author

Jane Austen (1775-1817) is one of the most popular writers in English literature. Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, and her other novels are landmarks of Regency fiction.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781454952930
ISBN-10: 1454952938
Publisher: Union Square & Co.
Publication Date: December 19th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English