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Jane Austen

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Though the domain of Jane Austen’s novels was as circumscribed as her life, her caustic wit and keen observation made her the equal of the greatest novelists in any language. Born the seventh child of the rector of Steventon, Hampshire, on December 16, 1775, she was educated mainly at home. At an early age she began writing sketches and satires of popular novels for her family’s entertainment. As a clergyman’s daughter from a well-connected family, she had an ample opportunity to study the habits of the middle class, the gentry, and the aristocracy. At twenty-one, she began a novel called “The... Read More

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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: March 10, 1992
Price: $20.00

Introduction by Peter Conrad

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous... Read more >
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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $6.95

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook, hardcover, paperback and a trade paperback.

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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen
Introduction by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 9, 2001
Price: $6.95

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook, hardcover, paperback and a trade paperback.

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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: December 1, 1982
Price: $4.95

Austen's first mature novel, this story centers on the personalities of the two sisters, whose contrasting temperaments are examined as they undergo comparable experiences in the loss of the men they love, it rejoices also in a wealth of minor characters such as the comic Mrs Jennings and Sir John and... Read more >
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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $1.99

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Sense and Sensibility
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Jane Austen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

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