Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

'The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!' Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elino 'The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require...

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Title:Sense and Sensibility
Author:Jane Austen
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Genres:Classics
ISBN:Sense and Sensibility
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:409 pages pages

Sense and Sensibility Reviews

  • Stephen
    Apr 23, 2010
    I love Jane Austen. I LOVE Jane Austen. I LOVE JANE AUSTEN!! I?LOVE?JANE?AUSTEN!! I??LOVE?..JANE..?AUSTEN!! I still twitch a bit, but I'm getting more and more man-comfortable saying that because there no denying that it?s true. Normally, I am not much of a soa...
  • Anni
    Dec 22, 2008
    Here is this book in a nutshell: Marianne and Elinor: 'O, why are we not married yet?' Hot Guy #1: 'Let's get married.' Elinor: 'Yes, let's.' Hot Guy #1: 'Nah, forget it.' Elinor: (pines) Old Guy: 'Let's get married.' Marianne: 'No, let's not.' Hot Guy #2: 'Let's get married.' ...
  • Barry Pierce
    Dec 26, 2013
    Sense and Sensibility is dense with inactivity. ...
  • Henry Avila
    Jul 24, 2013
    The story of two teenage girls with romantic troubles, caused by unreliable men (they have dark secrets, but who doesn't ? ), in 1790's England, calm Elinor Dashwood 19, and her younger sibling , by a couple of years, the emotional, Marianne, 17. When their father is no longer living, ...
  • s.p
    Sep 14, 2012
    'Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience -- or give it a more fascinating name: Call it hope.' What does it mean for one to be 'sensible'? As we are all individuals, with our own needs, is it sensible to always act according to our countenance (to steal a lovely phras...
  • Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
    Jan 01, 2013
    Jane Austen?s first published work, Sense and Sensibility, published in 1811, is more straightforward than most of her later works. The story focuses on two sisters, ages 17 and 19, and how their romantic interests and relationships epitomize their different approaches to life. The o...
  • Maureen
    Jul 15, 2015
    This is the third Jane Austen book I've read and it's by far my favorite. I love the story, love the heroines, love the MEN I just love everything about this. There was so much happening that it never felt slow or boring and the SUSPENSE and REVELATIONS at the end of the book were so f...
  • Ana
    Nov 21, 2016
    ?The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!? Yes. So much yes. ...
  • Carmen
    Nov 06, 2013
    RE-READ September 6, 2015 This is one of my all-time favorite books. I like it even more than I do Pride and Prejudice. Everyone goes crazy over Lizzie Bennett and idolizes her, but my role model will always be Elinor Dashwood. She is a great sister, a trustworthy confidante, som...
  • Bookdragon Sean
    Oct 04, 2017
    Money. It's all about the money. I mean, why else would you marry someone? In Sense and Sensibility there are three major factors beyond the usual considerations of appearance, personality and character conduct when looking for a marriage in 19th century England. Indeed, what the Da...