Sense and Sensibility

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Penguin Books, 1994 - England - 373 pages
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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...

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User Review  - Liladillerauthor - LibraryThing

One of my favorites of all time!! Here is a sampling of the language at the time in some of my favorite quotes: 1. “Nor I,” answered Marianne with energy, “our situations then are alike. We have ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElleLainey - LibraryThing

I could never really get into Sense and Sensibility. It was difficult to read and took me a while to get into. However, in the end, I did enjoy the story and the characters. This was my first foray into Jane Austen. Read full review

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Jane Austen (1775-1817) was extremely modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature's most famous women writers. She is also the author of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion, and Northanger Abbey.

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