Sense and Sensibiity

by Jane Austen

The Library Book Club meeting for this book was held Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 6:30 in the entry foyer.

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.

Ratings and Reviews from the Librarians

Cathy rated it ★★★★

Miranda rated it ★★★★

Patty rated it ★★★

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