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Sense and sensibility and sea monsters / by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters ; illustrations by Eugene Smith.

Winters, Ben H. (Author). Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 Sense and sensibility. (Added Author). Smith, Eugene. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781594744426 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1594744424 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 343 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books ; c2009.

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General Note: Includes a Reader's discussion guide (p. 342-343).
Summary, etc.: The Dashwood sisters are evicted from their childhood home and sent to live on a mysterious island full of savage creatures and dark secrets. While sensible Elinor falls in love with Edward Ferrars, her romantic sister Marianne is courted by both the handsome Willoughby and the hideous man-monster Colonel Brandon. Can the Dashwood sisters triumph over meddlesome matriarchs and unscrupulous rogues to find true love? Or will they fall prey to the tentacles that are forever snapping at their heels?
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Young women > Fiction.
Monsters > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Courtship > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Parodies.
Genre: Love stories.
Regency fiction.

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