Sense & SensibilityLarge Print - 2013
A modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic follows the Dashwood sisters - Elinor, Marianne and Margaret - as they, after the death of their father, must come to terms with the cruelties of life without the status of their country house, the protection of the family name or the comfort of an inheritance. (general fiction). Simultaneous.
From Joanna Trollope, one of the most insightful chroniclers of family life writing fiction today, comes a contemporary retelling of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen’s classic novel of love, money, and two very different sisters.
John Dashwood promised his dying father that he would take care of his half sisters. But his wife, Fanny, has no desire to share their newly inherited estate. When she descends upon Norland Park, the three Dashwood girls—Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret—are faced with the realities of a cold world and the cruelties of life without their father, their home, or their money.
With her sparkling wit, Joanna Trollope casts a clever, satirical eye on the tales of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood.
Reimagining Sense and Sensibility in a fresh, modern new light, she spins the novel’s romance, bonnets, and betrothals into a wonderfully witty coming-of-age story about the stuff that really makes the world go around. For when it comes to money, some things never change....
A modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic follows the Dashwood sisters--Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret--as they, after the death of their father, must come to terms with the cruelties of life without the status of their country house, the protection of the family name, or the comfort of an inheritance.