Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility


Editor/introduction: Ros Ballaster
Introduction by:
Preface by: Claire Lamont
Jacket Illustrator: Coralie Bickford-Smith

Format
Hardcover
Price
$23.00
 
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780141040370
  • 448 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Marianne Dashwood 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.

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen, Editor/introduction: Ros Ballaster, Introduction by: Tony Tanner, Preface by: Claire Lamont, Jacket Illustrator: Coralie Bickford-Smith

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