• by Jane Austen
  • Narrated by Greta Scacchi
  • 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Persuasion, Jane Austen's last novel, is a tale of love and marriage told with irony and insight. Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth have met and seperated years before. Their reunion, after the passage or irrecoverable years of their youth, forces a recognition of the false values that drove them apart.


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Beautiful reading of a great story. I couldn't fault it. Very much enjoyed.
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- Sue

An excellent reading for an excellent book

I wonder why Persuasion is not as popular and acclaimed as it deserves. To me, this is Jane Austen's more modern novel. Always playing on the brink of unbalance, the more Anne Elliot's voice is gaining confidence, the more other characters' self-assurance is falling to pieces. Greta Scacchi's excellent reading brings Anne Elliot's voice and all other characters alive. She definitely pours emotion to the dialogue.
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- Cecilia

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-06-2006
  • Publisher: Audible Studios