Sense and Sensibility (Paperback)Jane Austen (author), Ros Ballaster (author of notes,author of introduction), Tony Tanner (author of preface)
'The wit of Jane Austen has for partner the perfection of her taste' Virginia Woolf
Jane Austen's subtle and witty novel of secrets and suppression, lies and seduction, brilliantly portrays a world where rigid social convention clashes with the impulses of the heart. It tells the story of two very different sisters who find themselves thrown into an unkind world when their father dies. Marianne, wild and impulsive, falls dangerously in love, while Elinor suffers her own private heartbreak but conceals her true feelings, even from those closest to her.
Edited with an Introduction by ROS BALLASTER
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 315 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
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“I Love This”
Wow, what an excellent novel! At 16, I felt I needed a challenge so I have begun to read classics. Sense and Sensibility is the first Austen novel I have read and has reiterated in my mind how much I want to broaden... More
“this book was good!”
this book was good, there are alot of characters which is confusing but when you get into the story you realise that only the main characters only really matter. i liked the story/plot as it was realistic (i would say... More
Great story and a great addition to my collection
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