A fully illustrated version of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility", with 24 watercolour illustrations by C.E.Brock.
Plot summary from Amazon:
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willougby, 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.
Illustrations are used, with thanks, from http://www.mollands.net
. Both these web sites are great resources for all fans of Jane Austen!
EDIT: 2 Mar 08
Completely recreated the book with much better layout and formatting. Uploaded v2.
EDIT: 10 Aug 08
Replaced the cover with a much improved one. Thanks to Paul Durrant for this.
EDIT: 17 Dec 12
Thoroughly proofed the book against a printed text. Restored the first edition text, and the somewhat quirky and inconsistent spelling which Jane Austen used. Corrected many hundreds of errors. Renumbered the chapters to reflect the original publication in three volumes. This book is now in what I'd regard as a finished state; if you find even the smallest error with it, please let me know. Uploaded v4.
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