persuasion//classics club

I’ve chosen Jane Austen’s Persuasion for my first read in my 50 classics challenge.  I’ve seen the BBC film adaptation and heard the radio drama version but of course, reading the book will be quite a different experience.  Upon initial introduction, it didn’t strike me as inviting as Pride & Prejudice or Sense & Sensibility.  It took a little longer for me to follow the ins and outs of the story.  But I’ve read that this, Austen’s final novel, is the most highly esteemed of all her work and I’m now eager to find out why…


4 thoughts on “persuasion//classics club

  1. This is a much gentler Austen. I love her versatility. I hope you love it. :) I’m about to start Lady Susan, which sounds SO VERY GOOD.

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