Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)
Publish date: April 29th 2003
Pages no: 409
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
I'm familiar with many Jane Austen stories, but this is the first time I've successfully read one of her novels. Years ago, surely eight or nine years now, I made a very lackluster attempt to read Mansfield Park, but I gave up within a mere ten pages. My heart just wasn't in it at the time. More so ...
straight clowning on the landed gentry
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen Paperback, Penguin Classics, 409 pages Published April 29th 2003 by Penguin Books (first published 1811) Do you ever just read a book and you say to yourself why in the hell did I start reading this? Do I hate myself today? Do I just not want to read good books...
Hmmm. So Sense and Sensibility wasn't quite what I expected. There's something kind of different about it from the other Austen novels I've read so far (Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Northanger Abbey). I think in general there's less of a sense of permanence to the characters--where the o...
At the risk of being considered blasphemous by my many Austen-loving friends, I must say: I didn’t like this novel. Unlike P & P, I had trouble finishing this one. It took me over two weeks, and I finished a few other books in the interim. There are two main reasons for my dislike: the writing style...
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