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'Her attachment and regrets had, for a long time, clouded every enjoyment of youth; and an early loss of bloom and spirits had been their lasting effect' Anne Elliot's youthful bloom has faded and she has few romantic prospects, having being persuad ...Continua
Wrote 7/18/20
A book that 'pierced my soul'
I read 'Persuasion' as a young woman in high school, re-read it whilst at university, and have just finished listening to it (yep, audiobook). Although this is not my favourite Austen novel, I really like it because it is undoubtedly the most bitters...Continua
Una prosa che non delude mai, che ti permette di sentirti parte di quel mondo avvertendolo sempre così contemporaneo. Sentimenti che non hanno tempo, ecco di cosa scrive Jane Austen, penso di non poter rimanere delusa da nessuno dei suoi libri. Non d...Continua
Wrote 9/2/15
Dopo averlo riletto online su, confermo le 4 stelline. Non è all'altezza di Emma o di Orgoglio e pregiudizio, ma è un'ottimo romanzo, e considerato anche che è stato pubblicato dopo la morte dell'autrice, avrebbe potuto forse rifini...Continua
Wrote 9/30/14
Questo è il terzo romanzo che leggo della Austen, in ordine dopo Orgoglio e pregiudizio e Ragione e sentimento, tra i tre lo metterei al secondo posto. Sinceramente mi aspettavo molto di più, più romanticismo e suspance alla Mr. Darcy con Elisabeth B...Continua
Wrote 5/10/14

Not one of my favourites, but I found the relationship between the story and Austen's own life extremely interesting. Maybe less entertaining when you read it, however it leaves you a lot to think about.

Wrote Jan 05, 2010, 20:44
"You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone for ever"
Pag. 223
Wrote Feb 05, 2008, 00:09
‘It was not in her nature. She doted on him.’‘It would not be the nature of any woman who truly loved.’Captain Harville smiled, as much as to say, ‘Do you claim that for your sex?’ and she answered the question, smiling also, ‘Yes. We certainly do no...Continua
Pag. 187
Wrote Feb 04, 2008, 23:36
Mr Shepherd was eloquent on the subject; pointing out all the circumstances of the Admiral's family, which made him peculiarly desirable as a tenant. He was a married man, and without children; the very state to be wished for. A house was never taken...Continua
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