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Lady Susan (Hesperus Classics)

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Inspired by Les Liaisons Dangereuses, and written in a similar epistolary form, Lady Susan is one of Jane Austens earliest finished works. In it, she reveals all the caustic wit and brilliant social satire of her later novellas. The victim of a vicious scandal, the impoverished Lady Susan is obliged to take up residence with her brother-in-law and his family. Refusing to resign herself to the role of placid houseguest, she conspires to baffle her hosts, seducing her sister-in-laws brother in the process by means of her impeccable gentility and some well-judged flirtation. Yet before her victory is complete, she must first contend with the untimely appearance of a former lover. The author of Pride and Prejudice and Emma, Jane Austen is one of the best-loved novelists of all time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843911302
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Subject:
Literary
Author:
Austen, Jane
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Mate selection
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Hesperus Classics
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
95
Dimensions:
7.68x4.98x.35 in. .29 lbs.

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