Impetuous Marianne and steadfast Elinor are immortal literary legends as the representations of Sense and Sensibility. Both men and women have grown up despising Willoughby, and reading with delight how Colonel Brandon and Edward Ferrars managed to bring about balance and everlasting happiness to our heroines. Oneof Jane Austen's most popular novels, she gives us a detailed portrait into the lives and attitudes of Romantic England. This Enriched Classic edition also includes an introduction, author biography, explanatory notes, discussion questions and more. 386 pages, softcover.
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A timeless tale of romantic manners and mores in which two vastly different sisters experience love and loss under the rigid view of British society.
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Jane Austen (1775-1817) was born at a rectory in the village of Steventon, near Basingstoke, in Hampshire. The seventh of eight children of the Reverend George Austen and his wife, Cassandra, she was educated mainly at home and never lived apart from her family. Her novels including Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma are considered literary classics.
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