In Persuasion, Austen's last novel, she reveals a classic tale of love and marriage told with irony, insight, and an evaluation of human conduct. Jane Austen crafts a clever and witty exploration into human foibles and the ironies of social values. The characters, Captain Wentworth and Anne Elliot, have met and separated years before. A reunion forces the recognition of the false values that drove them apart.
Pride and Prejudice' is one of the best loved and most intimately known of Jane Austen's novels. Her sense of romance, comedy, and satire, combined with insightful commentary on the dignity and foibles of human character, makes this an enduring classic of English literature.