Written in her final illness, Persuasion is Jane Austen's finest velEight years ago Anne Elliot bowed to pressure from her family and made the decision t to marry the man she loved, Captain Wentworth. Now circumstances have conspired to bring him back into her social circle and Anne finds her old feelings for him reignited. However, when they meet again Wentworth behaves as if they are strangers and seems more interested in her friend Louisa. In her final vel, Jane Austen tells the story of a love that endures the tests of time and society with humor, insight, and tenderness.
Jane Austen (1775-1817) is the author of Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, and Sense and Sensibility.