Jane Austen’s most mature and wickedly satirical final novel with gorgeous illustrations. Part of the Macmillan CollectorΓÇÖs Library; a series of stunning,clothboundpocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features gorgeous illustrations by Hugh Thomson and an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings. Persuasion follows the story of Anne Elliottwho as a teenager was engaged to a seemingly ideal manFrederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable matchAnne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years latertheir circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly from the Napoleonic Warwhile Anne’s fortunes are floundering. Will their past regrets prevent them from finding future happiness?
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