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Like most of her other novels, Jane Austens Persuasion (1818) is an exploration of human relations in a society governed by family bonds, materialism, social hypocrisy and the pressures of persuasion. The story is set in the English city of Bath where the young protagonist, Anne Elliot, lives with her noble and conservative family in their Kellynch Hall estate. At only 19 years old, Anne develops a relationship with the young naval officer Frederick Wentworth and accepts his marriage proposal. However, she is soon persuaded to leave him by her friend Lady Russell. The latter is incited by Annes supercilious father and elder sister who think that Wentworth is too poor to be a match for an Elliot. Years later, and after rejecting a number of other suitors, Anne meets her first love again. Wentworth is now a well-­off sea captain while Mr. Elliots irresponsible spendthrift behavior forces him to rent the family estate. Although Wentworth still bears the bitterness of being jilted by . . .

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A collection of Austen's earliest writings, written when she was very young. Many of these were written for the amusement of her family, and are reproduced here in their original form, with all misspellings and other inaccuracies intact.­A fascinating look into the young mind of one of the world's greatest authors. You can already see in these writings the beginnings of what would become the unmistakable Jane Austen style.

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Perhaps as early as 1787, Austen began to write poems, stories, and plays for her own and her family's amusement. Austen later compiled "fair copies" these early works into three bound notebooks, now referred to as the "Juvenilia,­" containing pieces originally written between 1787 and 1793. (from Wikipedia)
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The 2nd volume of juvenilia includes:
* Love and Freindship
* Lesley Castle
* The History of England
* A Collection of Letters
* Scraps (The Female Philosopher, The First Act of a Comedy, A Letter from a Young Lady, A Tour through Wales, A Tale)
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Cover image:
Back View of Jane Austen, Watercolor
by Cassandra Austen
from http:­//en.­wikipedia.­org/wiki/File:­CassandraAusten-­JaneAustenBackView%281804%29.­jpg

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Perhaps as early as 1787, Austen began to write poems, stories, and plays for her own and her family's amusement. Austen later compiled "fair copies" of these early works into three bound notebooks, now referred to as the "Juvenilia,­" containing pieces originally written between 1787 and 1793. (from Wikipedia)
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The 1st volume of juvenilia includes:
* Frederic & Elfrida
* Jack & Alice
* Edgar & Emma
* Henry and Eliza
* The Adventures of Mr. Harley
* Sir William Mountague
* Memoirs of Mr. Clifford
* The Beautifull Cassandra
* Amelia Webster
* The Visit
* The Mystery
* The Three Sisters
* Detached Pieces (A Fragment, A beautiful description, The generous Curate, Ode to Pity)
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Cover image:
Back View of Jane Austen, Watercolor
by Cassandra Austen
from http:­//en.­wikipedia.­org/wiki/File:­CassandraAusten-­JaneAustenBackView%281804%29.­jpg

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.­However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighborhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.

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With all the forces of the world conspiring to keep Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet apart, how will fate manage to bring them together? It certainly won't be easy if they're fighting it every step of the way. But theirs is a love that was meant to be, despite all the odds against them. One of the most captivating love stories of all time, Jane Austen's enduring masterpiece is beloved by generation after generation. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience, this is the must-­have edition of a timeless classic.

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