Persuasion is in my humble opinion, the best of Austen's novels, combining both her witty observations and elements of the sublime.
JANE AUSTEN was an English novelist whose works earned her a place as one of the most widely read writer in English literature. Born on16 December 1775 at Steventon, Hampshire. Among other works and letters are Sense and Sensibility (1811); Pride and Prejudice (1813); Mansfield Park (1814); Emma (1815); Northanger Abbey (1818, posthumous); Persuasion (1818, posthumous). Jane Austen died on 18 July 1817.