"...but Anne, with an elegance of mind and sweetness of character, which must have placed her high with any people of real understanding, was nobody with either father or sister; her word had no weight, her convenience was always to give way - she was only Anne." Persuasion, 1818
With these words we learn the character of Anne Elliot, the young girl persuaded to break off her engagement to the handsome Captain Wentworth and to subsequently lead a quiet life. This novel centres on what happens when they meet again after eight years. Jane Austen's final completed novel is set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath. It has been described as the most romantic of all her novels
With this Chiltern Classic Edition of "Persuasion" you are owning one of Jane Austen's most famous novels presented in a beautiful hardback cover. Each book is embossed with a stunning elegant design and each page delicately edged in gold paint. There are many cover versions of Jane's novel but we feel sure that this hardback version of "Persuasion" will stand out on your bookcase and become a cherished part of your Jane Austen collection.