By Jane Austen, C.E. Brock
This designated variation of Persuasion contains the well-known illustrations via Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers have been all winning illustrators of the day and sometimes posed for every different utilizing costumes, props and furnishings of their Cambridge studio. Brock's more youthful brother, Henry, additionally illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating different Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions.
Persuasion was once Austen's final accomplished novel, released in 1816 and that includes a heroine who has rejected her real love while her friends and family discourage the fit. while he reappears 8 years later, having made his fortune, Anne Elliott needs to now come to a decision no matter if she is strong-willed adequate to make a decision for herself the place her personal most sensible pursuits lie.
Eight years after rejected suitor Frederick Wentworth is going off to sea, Sir Elliott's extravagance has compelled his kinfolk into lowered situations. His daughter, twenty-seven yr outdated Anne, now not expects to marry, and has fond stories and slightly stinging regrets approximately her determination to show Frederick down on the urging of her family members, who sought after her to attempt better. while Wentworth returns, having made his fortune, Anne is given a moment likelihood at love, yet she needs to be robust adequate to imagine and judge for herself, then be able to win him again.
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