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Harold Bloom considers Persuasion to be a "perfect novel" because of the deep character development of Anne. He considers some of Austen's work as part of the so-called "Western Canon" of great literary works.

Bloom. Western Canon
A handful of those authors are among my favorites.

A couple are like nightmarish memories. :eek:

Most I haven't read or even heard of.