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Sanditon & Other Stories

Written by Jane Austen

Part of the Collins Classics Series

Sanditon & Other Stories Synopsis

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Young Charlotte Heywood arrives in Sanditon, a newly established seaside resort, with the Parkers: patrons and enthusiastic promoters of the town. Just as the town seeks to reinvent itself as a fashionable destination, Charlotte Heywood attempts to begin anew amongst its residents. As she begins to settle into Sanditon society, with the Parkers and the rich widow Lady Denham, a slew of new arrivals stir up emotions. Among them are relatives of Lady Denham, seeking her generous fortune; Miss Lambe, a rich heiress; and Sydney Parker, the handsome young man who catches Charlotte's eye. Charlotte must navigate the complicated web of liaisons, finding herself more involved than she ever intended... Collected here with her unfinished work The Watsons, and the much-loved novella-in-letters, Lady Susan, Austen's final, unfinished novel demonstrates her biting sense of humour and will give readers a thrilling glimpse of a genius at work.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008325398
Publication date: 3rd October 2019
Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About Jane Austen

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English novelist whose work centred on social commentary and realism. Her works of romantic fiction are set among the landed gentry, and she is one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

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