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    • Lady Susan

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Susan McCarthy, Laurellee Westaway, Melissa Leventon, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    Written in the then fashionable style form of letters between the characters in the book, Jane Austen tells the story of the beautiful widow Lady Susan. Lady Susan has an eye toward re-marrying well, and marrying off her teenage daughter. To achieve her objectives, she spins a tale of Victorian humor and manipulation. In the end, she outsmarts even herself. Jane Austen's earliest known serious work, Lady Susan is a short, epistolary novel that portrays a woman bent on the exercise of her own powerful mind and personality to the point of social self-destruction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beware of the Introduction

    • By Vincent on 08-08-14

    Regular price: $4.89