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    DescriptionJoanna Trollope's much-anticipated contemporary reworking of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility launches The Austen Project and is already one of the most talked about books of the year. Two sisters could hardly be more different. Elinor Dashwood, an architecture student, values discretion above all. Her impulsive sister Marianne displays her creativity everywhere as she dreams of going to art school. But when the family finds itself forced out of Norland Park, their beloved home for twenty years, their values are severely put to the test. Can Elinor remain stoic knowing that the man she likes has been ensnared by another girl? Will Marianne's faith in love be shaken by meeting the hottest boy in the county? And when social media is the controlling force at play, can love ever triumph over conventions and disapproval? Joanna Trollope casts Sense & Sensibility in a fresh new light, re-telling a coming-of-age story about young love and heartbreak, and how when it comes to money especially, some things never change...

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    Sense & Sensibility
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joanna Trollope
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 690 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007461769
    ISBN 10: 0007461763

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    DC23: 823.914
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    24 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Joanna Trollope is the author of seventeen highly acclaimed contemporary bestselling novels, including, most recently, The Other Family, Daughters-in-Law and The Soldier's Wife. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia's Daughters, and ten historical novels published under the pseudonym, Caroline Harvey. Joanna was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List and was the Chair of Judges for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.
    Review quote
    '...wittily, stylishly and sensitively written with lots of delicious upmarket detail. A must for Trollope and Austen fans alike' Daily Mail 'Trollope is an expert in her craft...it's a faster, zestier, read than the original' The Times 'A bloody good read. I was so charmed, I missed my tube stop. Such is the power of Austen' Stylist **** 'A fun and light-hearted read' Sunday Times 'Trollope and Austen are a natural marriage' Guardian 'Austen's characters translate remarkably smoothly into the present day... enjoyable modern satire' Daily Telegraph 'Plays out the siblings' different romantic survival strategies to great effect' Marie Claire 'Is the new Sense & Sensibility worth reading? The answer is unequivocally yes' Washington Post 'Told with insight and ingenuity' i Paper 'It shouldn't work, but it does brilliantly!' Sun on Sunday, Fabulous Magazine 'Jane Austen's story and Joanna Trollope's voice make the perfect marriage. What a delight!' SOPHIE KINSELLA 'Filled with spry twists ... far more than a contemporary reworking' YOU Magazine 'Is the new version worth reading? The answer is unequivocally yes... a breathtaking tribute to Jane Austen' Miami Herald 'A labour of love...such gleeful relish for the nuances of social combat that you can savour the novel in its own right' Metro 'This will more than satisfy Trollope fans as well as most Austen devotees; a sprightly mix of the old and new' Library Journal