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Sense And Sensibility

by Joanna Trollope

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd | October 21, 2013 | Trade Paperback

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A beloved and internationally bestselling author''s contemporary retelling of Jane Austen''s classic novel of love, money and two very different sisters

When their father unexpectedly dies, the three Dashwood girls-Elinor, Marianne and Margaret-must face the harsh reality of a life where they no longer have the home or the financial security that they have always taken for granted. As they come to terms with life without the comforts of either their country house or an inheritance, Elinor, a sensible architecture student, and Marianne, a passionate, musical free spirit, are also confronted by a world where their choices are abruptly limited by their new and alarming circumstances.

With her trademark insight and wit, Joanna Trollope has brought Austen''s characters and their story into the 21st century. In the timeless spirit of their creator, she casts a clever, gently satirical eye on Elinor and Marianne as they are forced to navigate the modern world and the search for love. The results are both heartbreaking and hilarious, but always, in the hands of consummate storyteller Trollope, hugely entertaining and achingly true to life. Reimagining Sense and Sensibility in a fresh and contemporary light, Trollope recasts this beloved coming-of-age story as a perfect tale for our times.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 368 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.39 in

Published: October 21, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443416568

ISBN - 13: 9781443416566

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Sense And Sensibility

by Joanna Trollope

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 368 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.39 in

Published: October 21, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443416568

ISBN - 13: 9781443416566

From the Publisher

A beloved and internationally bestselling author''s contemporary retelling of Jane Austen''s classic novel of love, money and two very different sisters

When their father unexpectedly dies, the three Dashwood girls-Elinor, Marianne and Margaret-must face the harsh reality of a life where they no longer have the home or the financial security that they have always taken for granted. As they come to terms with life without the comforts of either their country house or an inheritance, Elinor, a sensible architecture student, and Marianne, a passionate, musical free spirit, are also confronted by a world where their choices are abruptly limited by their new and alarming circumstances.

With her trademark insight and wit, Joanna Trollope has brought Austen''s characters and their story into the 21st century. In the timeless spirit of their creator, she casts a clever, gently satirical eye on Elinor and Marianne as they are forced to navigate the modern world and the search for love. The results are both heartbreaking and hilarious, but always, in the hands of consummate storyteller Trollope, hugely entertaining and achingly true to life. Reimagining Sense and Sensibility in a fresh and contemporary light, Trollope recasts this beloved coming-of-age story as a perfect tale for our times.

About the Author

Joanna Trollope is the author of seventeen highly acclaimed contemporary bestselling novels, including, most recently, The Other Family, Daughters-in-Law, and The Soldier's Wife. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia's Daughters, and ten historical novels published under the pseudonym Caroline Harvey. Joanna was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List and was the chair of judges for the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2012.

Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR JOANNA TROLLOPE:

"Like a good kitchen chat, Joanna Trollope''s novels dish out equal measures of reassuring warmth and sobering insight." - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

"Her books are . . . readable without being trivial, accessible without being pat, psychologically astute without being labored." -WALL STREET JOURNAL

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