England at the beginning of the 19th century. Anne Elliot, sensitive, gentle and sophisticated, is, at 27 years of age, already considered an “old maid”. 8 years ago her family persuaded her to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth. A decision that she has regretted until this day. When her family is forced to give up their ancestral home due to the extravagance of her vain father, Anne's and Wentworth's paths cross again. Wentworth has made his own way as a Captain in the navy. But their meeting is overshadowed by misunderstandings.
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About the Author
Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English author known primarily for her six major novels set among the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Considered defining works of the Regency Era and counted among the best-loved classics of English literature, Austen’s books include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. The latter two were published after her death.
Date of Birth:December 16, 1775
Date of Death:July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:Taught at home by her father