Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Author: Jane Austen, Professor Emeritus Stephen (San Francisco University) Arkin Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/05/1992

Even if you have seen the numerous films and TV adaptations there is nothing quite as good as reading the original book about the Dashwood sisters and the complications and misunderstandings that take place in their love lives. A true classic, a clever, wonderful, romantic read.     April 2010 Guest Editor Katharine McMahon on Jane Austen... I can't not choose her.  And whichever I've read last is always my favourite.  The nuance of emotion, the understanding of human nature revealed by Austen constantly delights me.  When I reread Sense and Sensibility recently, for the first time Elinor came across as quite prissy and destined to marry a rather spineless husband.  I wonder if that was intended?