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Beautiful Illustrations From a New Edition of Austen’s “Persuasion”

The Folio Society has been rolling out gorgeous new  editions of Austen’s novels with great introductions (including Elena Ferrante writing about Sense and Sensibility). This year, they’re offering a new edition of PErusasion with stunning illustrations by Deanna Staffo and an introduction by Siri Husvedt.‘ “I first read Persuasion when I was twenty. I have read […]
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