Sanditon - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)Jane Austen (author)
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Finally available in the exquisitely designed livery of Penguin English Library, Jane Austen’s final, unfinished work bears all the hallmarks of her ironic, insightful genius. A tale of reinvention and hypochondria with an unforgettable cast of characters, Sanditon is now a major ITV adaptation written by Andrew Davies.
A new Penguin English Library edition of Jane Austen's tantalizing final work - set to be a major Andrew Davies ITV adaptation this autumn
Written in the last months of Austen's life, Sanditon features a glorious cast of hypochondriacs and speculators in a newly established seaside resort, and shows the author contemplating a changing society with scepticism and amusement. It tells the story of Charlotte Heywood, who is transported by a chance accident from her rural hometown to Sanditon, where she is exposed to the intrigues and dalliances of a small town determined to reinvent itself - and encounters the intriguingly handsome Sidney Parker.
This edition also includes the early epistolary novel Lady Susan and the delightful fragment The Watsons.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 157 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm