Sanditon and Other Stories

Sanditon and Other Stories

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Three works by Jane Austen, including her delightful final work set in a newly established seaside resort with a glorious cast of hypochondriacs and speculators.

In the final months of Jane Austen's life, she began work on a new novel about social drama in the small seaside town of Sandition, once a small fishing village and now a bustling spa town. In the charming story of Charlotte Heywood, a new arrival, Austen contemplated a changing society with a mixture of skepticism and amusement and notably crafted her only character of color in the mixed-race heiress Miss Lambe. In addition to Sandition, this volume includes Lady Susan, an early epistolary novel depicting an unscrupulous coquette toying with several men, and The Watsons, a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine finds her marriage opportunities restricted by poverty and pride. With three vital and lesser-known works, this book is a must-have Austen fans.
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ISBN: 9780143135630

Published Date: January 1, 2003

Publisher: Penguin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 248

Size: 7.61" l x 4.79" w x 0.77" h

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Fiction