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“Persuasion is an unusually brilliant novel, just in terms of its style of narration. Out of all of the novels Austen published in her short life, this one feels most to me like a real love story.” Read more...
Jenny Davidson, Literary Scholar
“Persuasion is really the best of the Jane Austen books. As many people have pointed out, it’s different in tone from any of the others. t makes you realise that Austen was writing in the early 19th century, right along with people like Wordsworth and Coleridge, and that she was capable of having and expressing the same kinds of feeling. It’s a real love story, all the way through. You really feel it’s a romantic story – both with a small r and a big R – in which you’re rooting for the lovers to get together from beginning to end. “ Read more...
Patricia Meyer Spacks, Literary Scholar
The audiobook of Persuasion by Jane Austen is narrated by actress Greta Scacchi.
Length: 8 hours and 13 minutes