Captain Wentworth's Diary - Thorndike Press Large Print Clean Reads Author:Amanda Grange The retelling of Jane Austen’s novel Persuasion from the point of view of Captain Frederick Wentworth—by the author of Mr. Knightley’s Diary. — During his shore leave from the Navy, Frederick Wentworth falls in love with the elegant and intelligent Miss Anne Elliot—only to see his hopes of marrying her dashed by her godmother. — Eigh... more »t years later, Wentworth has realized his ambitions. A wealthy captain, he has pushed his memories of Anne to the furthest recesses of his mind—until he sees her again. And though Anne’s bloom has faded, Wentworth is surprised to find that his regard for her wit and warmth has not.« less
Grange does a wonderful job of staying true to Austen's original work and adding in enough details to flesh out Wentworth's life off the page. I especially enjoyed her description of Wentworth's and Anne's original courtship.