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Lady Susan

Jane Austen

Publisher: Cheapest Books

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“Lady Susan”, Austen's "most wicked tale, and "it is a short epistolary novel by Jane Austen, possibly written in 1794 but not published until 1871. Lady Susan is a selfish, attractive woman, who tries to trap the best possible husband while maintaining a relationship with a married man. She subverts all the standards of the romantic novel; she has an active role, she's not only beautiful but intelligent and witty, and her suitors are significantly younger than she is.   - Some Other Books of Austen:  - Pride and Prejudice (1813)  - Sense and Sensibility (1811)  - Emma (1816)  - Persuasion (1818)  - Mansfield Park (1814)  - Northanger Abbey (1817)  - Juvenilia – Volume II (1790)  - Juvenilia – Volume I (1790)  - Juvenilia – Volume III (1790)

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