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Old 01-22-2013, 07:52 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by caleb72 View Post
Sorry - still reading this.

I'm finding it tough going at the moment. I've heard from a couple of friends that Persuasion is not the best start to Jane Austen,
I think that's true. Pride and Prejudice is flat-out funny with a host of comic characters, and while Persuasion has its moments (all of Sir Walter's mirrors!), it's not a comic novel, which P&P is.

For those who've found themselves left flat by Persuasion, I'd strongly suggest trying P&P or Emma before giving up on Austen.
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