Sense and Sensibility

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Jane Austen’s elegant novel of family, society and manners with an introduction by author and critic Henry Hitchings.

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Description

Two sisters of opposing temperament but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector’s Library edition also includes an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings.

Elinor, practical and conventional, the epitome of sense, desires a man who is promised to another woman. Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the epitome of sensibility, loses her heart to a scoundrel who jilts her. A powerful drama of family life and growing up, Sense and Sensibility is at once a subtle comedy of manners and a striking critique of early nineteenth-century society.

Additional information

Weight0.248 kg
Dimensions15.7 × 10.2 × 2.2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

462

Language

English

Edition

New Edit/Cover

Dewey

823.7 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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