نویسنده: Jane Austen, Vivien Jones Ed (Editor), Marilyn Butler (Editor), Gillian Beer (Editor), Christine Alexander (Editor), Coralie Bickford-Smith (Illustrations), Tony Tanner (Introduction), Katherine Sutherland (Annotations), Fiona Stafford (Annotations),
ناشر: Penguin Classics
سال انتشار: 2015
نوع کتاب: Hardcover
تعداد صفحات: 3120
Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle, she painted vivid portraits of English middle-class life as the eighteenth century came to a close. Each of these novels is a love story and a story about marriageâ€”marriage for love, for financial security, for social status. But they are not mere romances. Ironic, comic, and wise, they are masterly studies of the society Austen observed. The seven books in this box setâ€”Sense and Sensibility,Â Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, andÂ Love and FreindshipÂ (early writings and juvenilia)â€”contain some of the most brilliant, dazzling prose in the English language.Â Part of Penguinâ€™s beautiful Hardcover Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.