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Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen

RRP €8.30

Sense and Sensibility
by Author Name Jane Austen

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List Price:8.30
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 18mm, 416pp
Publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN-13: 9780141199672

Description

This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen. "The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!" Jane Austen's novel tells the story of Marianne Dashwood, who wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby 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. "The Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.