Jane Austen, Persuasion (via thelifeguardlibrarian)
"You pierce my soul."
-Persuasion by: Jane Austen
"It had not been possible for him to spend less; he had done nothing but what Sir Walter Elliot was imperiously called on to do; but blameless as he was, he was not only growing dreadfully in debt, but was hearing of it so often, that it became vain to attempt concealing it longer, even partially, from his daughter … they were neither of them able to devise any means of lessening their expenses without compromising their dignity, or relinquishing their comforts in a way not to be borne." — Persuasion
Living beyond your means is always a recipe for financial disaster. Sometimes, sacrifices have to be made.
"I am half agony, half googly eye…I have loved none but you.”
is my second favourite Jane Austen novel.
I’d love to see a new movie adaptation of it, perhaps with these two?
We know they can pull off a period drama look, they are both excellent actors and the perfect age to portrait Anne Elliot and Captain Frederick Wentworth.
I hv just finished Persuasion, a painful love story. Two people finding each other back again after years of separation, a result of the power of persuasion.
This book is Jane Austen’s last completed novel..
"…when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure." - Jane Austen
Truth. #books #persuasion #janeausten
Persuasion extract from Wentworth’s letter necklace
Persuasion, Jane Austen
Mr and Mrs Wentworth by ~joshcmartin
The second Austenmonth pick was Persuasion. Mainly for the number of pages, I must admit. This book was short and sweet and very Austen. Although, Emma Woodhouse from Emma and Anne Elliot cannot be more different, the same pattern emerges. Our heroine is single and not really looking for…