Persuasion (Flame Tree Collectable Classics)

Author: Jane Austen; Judith John (Contribution by)
Homepage 9781787557000

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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9781787557000
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : September 2019
  • : 1.8 Centimeters X 9.3 Centimeters X 15 Centimeters
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  • : Jane Austen; Judith John (Contribution by)
  • : Flame Tree Collectable Classics Ser.
  • : Hardback
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  • : English
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  • : 320
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Barcode 9781787557000
9781787557000

Description

'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.'Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to view the match as imprudent and improper, she broke off her engagement to a naval captain with neither fortune, ancestry, nor prospects. However, when peacetime arrives and brings the Navy home, and Anne encounters Captain Wentworth once more, she starts to believe in second chances.Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future.ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. .