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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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The classic Austen tale brought to life by one of Britain’s best loved actresses, Juliet Stevenson. Charming.

 

Abridged audiobook edition.

3 CDs
Running Time: 3h 45m

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Sense and Sensibility Synopsis

When Mrs Dashwood is forced by an avaricious daughter-in-law to leave the family home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. For Elinor, the eldest daughter, the move means a painful separation from the man she loves, but her sister Marianne finds in Devon the romance and excitement which she longs for. The contrasting fortunes and temperaments of the two girls, as they struggle to cope in their different ways with the cruel events which fate has in store for them, are portrayed by Jane Austen with her usual irony, humour and profound sensitivity.

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ISBN: 9780141439662
Publication date: 27/02/2003
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9789626340936
Publication date: 31/03/1996
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Format: Cd-audio

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ISBN: 9789626340936
Publication date: 31st March 1996
Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Format: Cd-audio
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About Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the parish. She lived with her family at Steventon until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. After his death in 1805, she moved around with her mother; in 1809, they settled in Chawton, near Alton, Hampshire. Here she remained, except for a few visits to London, until in May 1817 she moved to Winchester to be near her doctor. There she died on 18 July 1817. As a girl Jane Austen wrote stories, including burlesques of popular romances. Her works were only published after ...

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