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Classic Fiction

Lady Susan

Jane Austen

A beautiful, manipulative widow schemes to find a wealthy husband for her daughter and herself, leaving a trail of devastation in her wake.

 

The novel is written in the eighteenth-century epistolary style (a literary work in the form of written correspondence) and tells the story of recently widowed, Lady Susan, an attractive and intelligent but exceedingly artful woman, intent on gaining financially beneficial relationships for herself and her daughter, Frederica. 

 

Lady Susan was the first novel to be completed by Jane Austen, however it was not published until long after her death in 1871.  It is an eye-opening account of subterfuge and underhandedness.

 

This unique edition includes a comprehensive glossary of words and terms in use in Georgian England to enable the reader, or student, achieve greater understanding.

 

If you loved Pride and Prejudice, this will open up the opposite perspective.  Click on the cover to buy Lady Susan today.

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Pride & Prejudice

Jane Austen

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Mrs Bennet is desperate to marry off her five daughters before the family estate is inherited by her husband’s cousin, the obsequious Mr Collins, and they are left destitute.

Eligible batchelor, Mr Bingley, moves into the neighbourhood and attends a local ball accompanied by his even wealthier friend, Mr Darcy. Bingley is attracted to Jane Bennet, but Mr Darcy chooses not to dance with her sister, Elizabeth.

Can Darcy and Elizabeth overcome their pride and prejudices to find happiness together?

Pride and Prejudice is the most popular of Jane Austen’s novels. This unique edition includes a comprehensive glossary of words and terms in use in Georgian England to enable the reader, or student, achieve greater understanding.

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