Synopsis

Persuasion

Persuasion $12.99

Mark Healy from Jane Austen

Published by Nick Hern Books

3 Male 3 Female

Sir Walter Elliot demands advantageous love matches for his three daughters, and Anne's choice of the poor naval officer, Frederick Wentworth, simply won't do

Seven years later, their father's arrogance has plunged the Elliots into debt, and they are forced to rent out their beloved estate to Admiral Croft - brother-in-law to the now-fêted Captain Wentworth

Afflicted by ill-health and agonised by memories of a lost love, Persuassion was Jane Austen's final novel

But as she contemplates the bitter-sweet ending to her own life story, can she bring herself to give Anne and Wentworth a happy one?

Mark Healy's faithful yet inventive adaptations of Jane Austen's treasured novels are terrifically actable and readable

This edition also features Production Notes, making it easily stageable too

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