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Sense and Sensibility

Hardcover Classics - Coralie Bickford-Smith

Jane Austen - Author

Ros Ballaster - Editor/introduction

Tony Tanner - Introduction by

Claire Lamont - Preface by

Coralie Bickford-Smith - Jacket Illustrator

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ISBN 9780141040370 | 448 pages | 27 Oct 2009 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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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.