The plot of the novel is uncomplicated - the meeting of Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth in his youth, love, breakup and a new meeting years later, already mature, many survivors and conscious people. At the same time, however, "The Reasoning" is a stunning humor and subtle irony of the "encyclopedia of mores" of the provincial English "light" of the early 19th century. Young ladies chasing rich suitors, and hunters for dowry, mothers and aunts, desperately intriguing in search of profitable parties for girls, empty and chewy local "lionesses", ruining nobles, gossip and rumors - before the reader literally come to life colorful portraits and sharp, funny situations.
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Two young well-mannered girls arrange their fate. What will be the best counselor: reasonable restraint or sensitivity? "you'll be able to find out by reading this novel.
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The novel in the letters "Lady Susan" is written in the classical tradition of literature of the 18th century; his heroes - a socialite beauty, her daughter, a young man, a venerable family - love and hate, suffer from jealousy and build a machination.
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In the novel "Mansfield Park" Jane Austen paints a picture of the life of the English bourgeois, giving an idea of their relationship, morality and manners, selfishness and self-interest of the provincial nobility and clergy. The chain of their ridiculous actions and actions, based on ambition and monetary interest, resembles an endlessly swirling merry-go-round. Only the appearance of the main character of the novel, Fanny Price, her honesty, kindness and selflessness helps to bring a reasonable flow into this chaos of general dissent.
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Mr and Mrs Allen invite a young, naive, never-leaving country house, Catherine Moreland to be with them in Bath. There she meets the eccentric General Tinley, his son - Henry Tinley, his daughter - Eleanor Tinley. Katherine is invited to the general's ancestral estate - Northenger Abbey, where a girl, a lover of Gothic novels, imagines the sinister mysteries and horrors surrounding the family of the general. The reality will be much more prosaic.
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Classics of English literature, a book that appears in all lists of "must-read", "Pride and Prejudice" has long occupied a worthy place among the most outstanding novels in the world. There are no long and boring dialogues, passionate kisses and lingering hugs, but in abundance - a subtle irony and sharp humor, bright and memorable characters, as if marked the mores of high society of the 19th century and easy, fascinating account of events.
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