The dashing Captain Frederick Wentworth is ready to marry the first girl who comes after him—or so he says, with two mental reservations. First: she can’t be Anne Elliot. Second: she has do well in a comparison with Anne Elliot… because even though Anne Elliot broke her engagement with him eight years ago just because he wasn’t rich enough, she’s still his standard of perfection.
Persuasion is not a long book—it’s comparable to The Railway Children and Alice in Wonderland. I recommend it for ages 15+.
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