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Sense and sensibility

Sense and sensibility

Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, New York : Distributed by Penguin Random House LLC, [1992] [1992] ©1992
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
With Mr. Dashwood's death, his wife and two daughters, Elinor and Marianne, must accustom themselves to genteel poverty. When Marianne meets the man of her dreams, everyone expects a marriage; unaccountably, he rejects her, with devastating effect. It falls to Elinor, the sensible elder sister, to pick up the pieces, while harboring a secret longing of her own. In Sense and Sensibility, the warmth between two very  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Love stories
Humorous fiction
Romance fiction
Domestic fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen
ISBN: 0679409874 9780679409878 0679601953 9780679601951 0140434259 9780140434255 0760700435 9780760700433
OCLC Number: 7322260
Description: xxxix, 367 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 51.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad.
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The first of the early "Steventon" novels, and the first of Jane Austen's novels to be published. The story centres on the two Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, whose contrasting personalities  Read more...


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