Persuasion by Jane Austen
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"Persuasion"
By Jane Austen

"Persuasion"

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Persuasion by Jane Austen

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Book Description

Winner of the 1996 BAFTA for Best Single Drama Jane Austen's classic novel is the story of Anne Elliot. Engaged eight years previously to a young navel officer, Frederick Wentworth, she allowed herself to be persuaded by a trusted family friend that the young man she loved wasn't an adequate match, and that she had better prospects. The scene opens some seven years after Anne has refused the love of her life when Frederick Wentworth returns from the sea, in search of a wife. Nick Dear's critically acclaimed screen play was first screened on BBC2 in April 1995 and was subsequently released worldwide as a feature film.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413711700
ISBN-10: 0413711706
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 7mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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