Sense and Sensibility

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Barnes & Noble, 2003 - Domestic fiction - 462 pages
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After their father dies, leaving them to a life of genteel poverty, sensible Elinor and romantic Marianne Dashwood must rely on making good marriages as their means of support.

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PS I liked the ending. - LibraryThing
Her prose rendered my eyes glued to the pages. - LibraryThing
A perfect ending as usual. - LibraryThing
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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

It's terribly difficult to relate to these characters in this day and age. Nevertheless the writing, characterization, color, etc. is all quite lovely, whimsical, fresh and timeless. That marriage is no longer the be-all and end-all of the universe is something that I can be truly thankful for. Read full review

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

I hadn't read much Austen at all since a much-abridged P&P when I was probably in late elementary school. After looking through a book on cover designs for Austen's works I decided I really ought to ... Read full review

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