Joanna Trollope’s much-anticipated contemporary reworking of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility will launch The Austen Project and be one of the most talked about books of 2013.
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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‘…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
‘This will more than satisfy Trollope fans as well as most Austen devotees; a sprightly mix of the old and new’ Library JournalAbout the Author:
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.
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