Persuasion Lady Susan Author:Jane Austen PERSUASION: Jane Austen's last, most intense and most moving novel - the story of Anne Elliot, who, opposed by her father and a family friend, refuses an offer of marriage from an attractive naval officer with no fortune. Several years later, still in love, the two meet again. PERSUASION, writes David Daiches, is "the novel which in the end the... more » experienced reader of Jane Austen puts at the head of the list."
LADY SUSAN: An uncharacteristic, short work, written in an exchange of letters, which Mark Schorer describes in his introduction as "an extraordinary story about a totally immoral woman - Jane Austen's only femme fatale - that brings us Regency society in all its elegant corruption."« less