Persuasion (Paperback)

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2011 Reprint of 1899 Edition. "Persuasion" is widely appreciated as a moving love story despite what has been labeled as a simple plot, and exemplifies Austen's acclaimed wit and ironic narrative style. It is the first of Austen's novels to feature as the central character a woman who, by the standards of the time, is well past the first bloom of youth. The novel is often described as a great "Cinderella" story. All the similarities between the fairy story and Austen's novel are there; a heroine who is generally unappreciated by those around her; a handsome prince who arrives but seems more interested in the "more obvious" charms of the Musgrove girls than the more steady charms offered by Anne; a moment of realization and the final happy ending when those who did not appreciate have time to realize what they have lost.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781614272106
ISBN-10: 1614272107
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Publication Date: December 7th, 2011
Pages: 194
Language: English