A lovely Folio Society copy


Jane Austen, introduction by Deirdre Le Faye, illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat


The Folio Society, London, 2007

Printing Details

Hardback in slipcase, bound in cloth spine and pattered paper covered boards. 23 × 16cm, xvi + 252pp. With seven illustrations.

At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortune nor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen's last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all, it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.


This copy is in excellent condition, with very light wear to the slipcase.

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