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Lady Susan

Jane Austen

Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in eighteenth-century style, it tells the story of the recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon, intelligent but highly manipulative, who is intent on gaining financially secure relationships for both herself and her wayward but shy teenage daughter Frederica. Less known than Austen’s six great later novels, it demonstrates the wit and sharp observations of Jane Austen – and is shown at its best in audiobook form, with different actresses presenting real characters as they read their letters.

Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in eighteenth-century style, it tells the story of the recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon, intelligent but highly manipulative, who is intent on gaining financially secure relationships for both herself and her wayward but shy teenage daughter Frederica. Less known than Austen’s six great later novels, it demonstrates the wit and sharp observations of Jane Austen – and is shown at its best in audiobook form, with different actresses presenting real characters as they read their letters.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in eighteenth-century style, it tells the story of the recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon, intelligent but highly manipulative, who is intent on gaining financially secure relationships for both herself and her wayward but shy teenage daughter Frederica. Less known than Austen’s six great later novels, it demonstrates the wit and sharp observations of Jane Austen – and is shown at its best in audiobook form, with different actresses presenting real characters as they read their letters.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Harriet Walter, Kim Hicks, Carole Boyd

Length:

2h 31m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:02


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:58


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:04


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:18


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:25


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:26


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:56


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:50


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:05


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:36


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:16


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:56


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

02:00


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:34


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

01:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:44


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:22


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:27


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

02:05


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

01:13


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

01:56


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

02:00


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

02:03


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:47