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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

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by Jane Austen
     
 

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Elinor and Marianne are two daughters of Mr. Dashwood by his second wife. They have a younger sister, Margaret, and an older half-brother named John. When their father dies, the family estate passes to John and the Dashwood women are left in reduced circumstances. Fortunately, a distant relative offers to rent the women a cottage on his property.
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Overview

Elinor and Marianne are two daughters of Mr. Dashwood by his second wife. They have a younger sister, Margaret, and an older half-brother named John. When their father dies, the family estate passes to John and the Dashwood women are left in reduced circumstances. Fortunately, a distant relative offers to rent the women a cottage on his property.
The novel follows the Dashwood sisters to their new home, where they experience both romance and heartbreak.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013837935
Publisher:
Maran State Books
Publication date:
12/12/2011
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
525 KB

Meet the Author

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 - 18 July 1817) was an English
novelist whose works include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and
Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion.
Her biting social commentary and masterful use of both free
indirect speech and irony eventually made Austen one of the most
influential and honored novelists in English Literature.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date of Death:
July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:
Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:
Taught at home by her father

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