Sense and Sensibility
Penguin Group, Jun 28, 2007 - 384 pages
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willougby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.
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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 - Anna - Goodreads
Not my favourite Jane Austen novel – in fact I think it's my least favourite so far (I haven't yet read Mansfield Park). Austen's first full-length novel, and I think it shows. It lacked colour and ... Read full review