"You pierce my soul. I am half-agony, half-hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone forever." Persuasion, 1818
A young Anne Elliot is persuaded to break her engagement to the poor but very handsome naval Captain Wentworth only to realise years later that her one true chance of love and happiness may have been lost. 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.
Jane Austen's famous novel "Persuasion" now presented in this handsome hardback cover, part of the Wordsworth Collectors Editions of Jane's books, A beautiful addition to your Jane Austen collection.