The Real Persuasion : Portrait of a Real-Life Jane Austen Heroine

By: Bowman, Peter James

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hardback, octavo, a fine new copy in an illustrated dust wrapper, colour & b&w plates, 308pp Readers will automatically recognize the story of Anne Elliott in Jane Austen's Persuasion but it is also the story of Katherine Bisshopp, accomplished, handsome daughter of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, eighth baronet of Parham, and his wife Harriett. ......Bowman has a novelist's feel for a story and intersperses Katherine's narrative with extracts from Persuasion and observations on the numerous ways in which art imitates life, and literature illuminates history.

Title: The Real Persuasion : Portrait of a Real-Life Jane Austen Heroine

Author Name: Bowman, Peter James

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2017

ISBN Number: 1445659506

ISBN Number 13: 9781445659503

Binding: hardback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 228414

Keywords: biography literature,