Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

200th Anniversary Edition


Introduction by:
Afterword by:

Format
Ebook
Price
$1.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101077818
  • 336 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father’s death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs, and various guileless and artful women impinge on their chances for love and happiness. The novelist Elizabeth Bowen wrote, "The technique of [Jane Austen’s novels] is beyond praise….Her mastery of the art she chose, or that chose her, is complete."

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition contains a new Introduction by Pulitzer Prize finalist David Gates, in addition to new explanatory notes.

Praise

"As nearly flawless as any fiction could be."
—Eudora Welty
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