Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion

Jane Austen

220 pages first pub 1817 (editions)

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Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel. She began it soon after she had finished Emma and completed it in August 1816. She died, aged 41, in 1817; Persuasion was published in December of that year (but dated 1818). In many respects, Pers...

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Community Reviews Summary of 52,674 reviews

Moods

emotional 65%
hopeful 47%
lighthearted 47%
reflective 46%
funny 27%
relaxing 23%
inspiring 10%
challenging 6%
sad 6%
tense 3%
adventurous 2%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 55%
medium 39%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | Yes: 6% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.11

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