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Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion is probably my favourite Jane Austen novel. It lacks the bright humour of ┬áPride and Prejudice,┬ábut both book and heroine share a lovely, gentle pensiveness. It explores ideas of regret and duty, as well as the difference between being … Continue reading

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