Last week a Jane Austen manuscript for an unfinished novel sold at auction for$1.6 million. For those readers with less expendable incomes, Austen’s last novel Persuasion is today’s Free eBook of the Day. (Project Gutenberg just added the French translation of the eBook to its collection this week.)

Here is an excerpt: “To Lady Russell, indeed, she was a most dear and highly valued god-daughter, favourite, and friend.  Lady Russell loved them all; but it was only in Anne that she could fancy the mother to revive again.”

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