Written by:
Jane Austen
Narrated by:
The Spire , Geoffrey Giuliano
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Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
March 2023
7 hours 40 minutes
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison”

― Jane Austen, Persuasion

Welcome to the world of Jane Austen, one of the most beloved authors in the English language. Austen's works are known for their wit, social commentary, and romantic storylines that have captivated readers for generations.

Persuasion is a novel by Jane Austen that follows the story of Anne Elliot, an unmarried woman struggling to reconcile her feelings for a man she met and fell in love with eight years earlier, Captain Frederick Wentworth. The fast-paced novel explores themes of love, class, and social expectations in 19th-century England. Austen uses Anne's character to highlight the societal limitations placed upon women during this time. Women were expected to marry for financial security and status, rather than for love. Anne's struggle to navigate her desires and the expectations of her family and society highlights the conflict that many women faced during this period. In addition to exploring themes of love and societal expectations, the novel also delves into the class system of England at that time. Austen uses the characters of the landed gentry and the navy officers to comment on the societal changes that were occurring during this time period. Through these characters, Austen highlights the shifting power dynamics and changing social structures of the time.
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