The first of Jane Austen's novels to be published,
Sense and Sensibility marked the debut of England's primary novelist of manners. Convinced that "three or four families in a country village is the very thing to work upon", Austen created a brilliant tragicomedy of flirtation and folly.
Genteel dinner parties at a stately manor and romantic walks through luxuriant Devonshire draw two attractive sisters into the manipulations of landed gentry determined to marry well. But neither sense nor sensibility can guarantee happiness for either.
Why You Should Download This Audiobook: Although Jane Austen would go on to produce greater novels, she began her career with this one, and it is pure delight. If you think all Victorian novels are slow, stuffy affairs, come meet Colonel Brandon, the Dashwoods, Ferrars, and others for a story of astonishing freshness and vitality.
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