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Sense and Sensibility
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Collectors Library
Publication date October 1, 2009
Pages 462
Binding Hardcover
Edition New
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781904633020
ISBN-10 1904633021
Dimensions 1 by 4 by 6.25 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
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Published in Great Britain
Original list price $9.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Elinor, practical and conventional, is the epitome of sense; Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the embodiment of sensibility. Their trials in love bring a closer understanding between the two sisters, and true love triumphs as sense gives way to sensibility and sensibility gives way to sense.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
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