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  • Published: 28 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780140431025
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $14.99

Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon




Three sparkling short works showcasing Austen's range and humour, in a clean new setting

These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings.

The early epistolary novel Lady Susan depicts an unscrupulous coquette, toying with the affections of several men. In contrast, The Watsons is a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine - Emma - finds her marriage opportunities limited by poverty and pride. Meanwhile Sanditon, set in a seaside resort, offers a glorious cast of hypochondriacs and spectators, treated by Austen with both amusement and scepticism.

  • Published: 28 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780140431025
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $14.99

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