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Savagely funny early Jane Austen novel, told in a series of letters, about the stunningly manipulative fallen woman Lady Susan, who schemes for both herself and her daughter, the latter unwilling. Susan plays society's rules to their cynical limit and is not thanked for it.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!)    -   boatload of casual sex without love Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   wealthy Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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