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Sense and Sensibility (A Penguin Classics Hardcover)

Sense and Sensibility (A Penguin Classics Hardcover)
Author: Jane Austen
ISBN 13: 9780141040370
ISBN 10: 141040378
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2009-10-27
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 409
List Price: $23.00

Two sisters of opposing temperaments but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Sense and Sensibility. Elinor, practical and conventional, is the epitome of sense; Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the embodiment of sensibility. To each comes the sorrow of unhappy love: Elinor desires a man who is promised to another while Marianne loses her heart to a scoundrel who jilts her. Their mutual suffering brings a closer understanding between the two sisters — and true love finally triumphs when sense gives way to sensibility and sensibility gives way to sense.

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