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Can two lovers, who parted ways eight years ago, reunite? This is the major crux of the story, which has been revealed in the most beautiful way in the novel titled, “Persuasion”. Anne Elliot, a twenty seven year old woman, calls off her engagement with the naval officer, Frederick Wentworth, citing issues of unworthiness. He returns eight years later and sees Anne’s family on the brink of a financial crisis. Will they both reunite or just move on with their lives, is what you need to find out in this classic novel by Jane Austen.
What makes this book stand out?
The novel is a perfect mixture of mystery, humor, romance and what not.
Read it for
One can quickly get swept up into the story and resonate with Anne’s feelings and what she goes through at every stage of her life.
Don't read it for
The story gets a bit obvious at a few places.