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Sense and Sensibility -
Sense and Sensibility
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This first of Jane Austen's published novels is the story of two starkly different English sisters: Elinor Dashwood, the epitome of prudence & self-control, and her younger, more impetuous sister Marianne, who embodies emotion, openness, & sheer enthusiasm.
This first of Jane Austen's published novels is the story of two starkly different English sisters: Elinor Dashwood, the epitome of prudence & self-control, and her younger, more impetuous sister Marianne, who embodies emotion, openness, & sheer enthusiasm.
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Format: ebook
ASIN: 9780141439662
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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Sharon L
Sharon L rated it
5.0 Sense and Sensibility
I loved Marianne- with her passion, her free spirit, she was quick to judge and thought she could hardly be wrong. she was full of life, spoke her mind and was controlled by her emotions. Elinor was more restrained, she was kind, thoughfull adn endured her pain quietly. it's almost like one has more...
Kathryn Lively, Reader
Kathryn Lively, Reader rated it
3.0 Sense and Sensibility
This is a re-read. I read this first shortly after the Ang Lee film came out.
Reading a Thousand Lives
Reading a Thousand Lives rated it
5.0 Sense and Sensibility
I loved this book. I was appropriately disappointed in Willoughby and Edward as these two sisters move about the world, trying to gain their affections--Marianne quite openly while her sister, Elinor, more reserved.
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews rated it
3.0 Sense and Sensibility
I think this needs to come back on my to-read list, as I have read a lot more about Jane Austen now, I might actually appreciate the story more as well.
Confessions of a Bibliophile
Confessions of a Bibliophile rated it
5.0 Sense and Sensibility
Favorite Jane Austen book, hands-down. It brings together not one, but two heart-wrenching romances, and her biting wit and views on Regency society. Half of the story is about how women use their own means to connive and get what they want, at the cost of others’ happiness. The other half is about...
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