Posts Tagged ‘Persuasion’

Mother’s Day was spent, in part, watching dramatizations of Jane Austen novels. I’ll freely admit that this is not a tiresome chore for me.

I love Austen’s novels, as does my wife, and we have nearly every dramatized version of every Austen novel, so we often have discussions of which version is best. The answer often boils down to, “This version is best for a lazy Sunday, but this one is best for a Friday night.” That sort of thing.

But I have decided that there is one Best Austen Dramatization, and it is the BBC’s 2007 version of “Persuasion.”

Full disclosure: Persuasion is my favorite of the Austen novels, but I do believe I was sufficiently objective in my decision.


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