Jane Austen wrote the original draft of Sense and Sensibility around 1795 at the age of nineteen, and published it in 1811. This classic tale takes place in southwest England and follows the Dashwood sisters, Elir and Marianne, who are reduced to meager means when their father passes and entrusts his fortune to their half brother, John. Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, Sense and Sensibility, a story of love, romance, and heartache, is a must-have addition to the libraries of all classic literature lovers. Lexile score: 1180L About the Word Cloud Classics series: Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales. With a higher production value, including heat burnished covers and foil stamping, these eye-catching, easy-to-hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywhere.
Born December 16, 1775, Jane Austen is one of the most celebrated authors of the English language. Her fiction is known for its witty satires on English society. Austen wrote anonymously during her life and wasn't widely recognized as a great English writer until after her death in 1817.