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Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
Author: Jane Austen
Two sisters of opposing temperments who share the pangs of tragic love provide the theme ofr Jane Austin's dramatically human narritive. Elinor, practical and conventional, is the perfection of sense. Marianne, emotional and sentimental, is the embodiment of sensibility. To each comes the sorrow of unhappy love. Elinor desires a man who is p...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451187901
ISBN-10: 0451187903
Publication Date: 12/1/1995
Pages: 317
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4.3 stars, based on 108 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This is a story about two sisters with opposing temperaments who share the hardship of tradgic love. Elinor is practical the essensce of perfect sense. Marianne is caring and emotional. The embodiment of sensibility.
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What can I say? A wonderful book, that can be read over and over.
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A favorite Jane Austen -
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This is the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. When both appear to be deserted by the men they were to marry, the stage is set for a delicous comedy of manners.
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Classic story of two sisters and they represent sense and sensibility. Glorious tale of early 19th Century upper and middle English society. One of Jane Austen's finest works.
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I really enjoyed reading this book. It was my second read by Austen. Good characters and wit. Again it does take a bit more time to read because of the old english but it's worth it!
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My favorite Jane Austen book!
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Austen is a genius. This was my intro to her writing, and I loved it so much I went out and bought all her other books before I'd even finished it.


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