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Sense and Sensibility

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ISBN-10: 1494239884

ISBN-13: 9781494239886

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Austen

List price: $12.99
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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.The novel follows the Dashwood sisters to their new home, where they experience both romance and heartbreak.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens lived in the resort city of Bath, but when her father died, they returned to Steventon, where Austen lived until her death at the age of 41. Austen was drawn to literature early, she began writing novels that satirized both the writers and the manners of the 1790's. Her sharp sense of humor and keen eye for the ridiculous in human behavior gave her works…