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- DescriptionWitty, romantic and insightful, this vel retells the love affair at the heart of Jane Austen's Persuasion from the perspective of the suitor--Captain Wentworth. Written in the language of the era, Captain Wentworth's Persuasion re-creates the original style, themes and sardonic humor of Jane Austen's vel while turning the entire tale on its head in a most engaging fashion. Readers hear Captain Wentworth's side of this tangled story while gazing into his thoughts and emotions. Wentworth initially suffers rejection and frustration because the titled Elliots do t consider him good eugh for their daughter Anne. Despite her feelings for Wentworth, Anne allows others to persuade her to break off their engagement. Eight years later, when Wentworth returns from fighting against Napoleon's army, the difficult years of war have reversed fortunes. Now it is he who is rich, having won many prizes in battle, while the Elliots are deeply in debt and in danger of losing their good name. Will Wentworth seek revenge by choosing ather woman over his former love? Can he walk away from Anne, or will the memory of her lips and her touch capture his love once again?
- Author BiographyRegina Jeffers is a veteran of the English classroom and Jane Austen enthusiast. A Time Warner Star Teacher and Martha Holden Jennings Scholar, Jeffers often serves as a language arts consultant.
- Author(s)Regina Jeffers
- PublisherUlysses Press
- Date of Publication11/03/2010
- SubjectRomance & Sagas
- Place of PublicationBerkeley, CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUlysses Press
- Weight342 g
- Width127 mm
- Height200 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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