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Sense and Sensibility - Cherrybook

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Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen. Read by Marion Castle, with music by Kevin MacLeod. SDCard audiobook.

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Sense and Sensibility is a sharply detailed portraiture of the decorum surrounding courtship and the importance of marriage for women in early-nineteenth-century upper-class English society. The story revolves around Elinor and Marianne Dashwood who, as members of the upper class, cannot "work" for a living and must therefore make a suitable marriage to ensure their livelihood. Elinor is a sensible, rational creature, while her younger sister, Marianne, is wildly romantic—a characteristic that offers Austen plenty of scope for both satire and compassion.

Please see the CD version for an audio sample.

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