Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [PENGUIN CLASSIC HARDCOVER]
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
CLOTHBOUND COLLECTOR'S EDITION  PENGUIN CLASSICS
Cloth boards show some soiling; as well as fading to spine.
Reads beautifully; pages still clean bright and white. Sewn-in silken bookmark has a bit of fraying.
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love—and its threatened loss—the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.