Lady Susan by Jane Austen

Lady Susan by Jane Austen is a short epistolary novel (written as a series of letters between multiple characters). It was possibly written in 1794, but never submitted for publication by the author. It was finally published in 1871, a long time after her death. Lady Susan has the distinction of being unlike any other …

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Persuasion by Jane Austen

The last novel fully completed by Jane Austen, Persuasion was published posthumously in 1817. It is the story of Anne Elliot, noteworthy among Austen’s heroines for her relative maturity. Persuasion, being Austen’s last completed novel, is considered her most maturely written novel, showing a refinement of literary conception as compared to her previous novels. The …

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