Sense And Sensibility
Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility is a wonderfully entertaining tale of flirtation and folly that revolves around two starkly different sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. While Elinor is thoughtful, considerate, and calm, her younger sister is emotional and wildly romantic. Both are looking for a husband, but neither Elinor's reason nor Marianne's passion can lead them to perfect happiness-as Marianne falls for an unscrupulous rascal and Elinor becomes attached to a man who's already engaged.&&& Startling secrets, unexpected twists, and heartless betrayals interrupt the marriage games that follow. Filled with satiric wit and subtle characterizations, Sense and Sensibility teaches that true love requires a balance of reason and emotion.
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SENSE & SENSIBILITY 10KUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Austen's novels (e.g., Pride and Prejudice, Audio Reviews, LJ 11/1/92) have lately received so much well-deserved media attention that another version of her first novel, in yet another format, may ... Read full review
Review: The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume I: Sense and SensibilityUser Review - Valeri - Goodreads
The intricacy of Jane Austen's characters never ceases to amaze me. She is so in-tune with human nature and this novel is a prime example of that. In fact, I would say Sense and Sensibility is just as ... Read full review