REVIEW: Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope


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You’re stuck with yourself, so you might as well try and be someone you can stand to live with.

Joanna Trollope, Sense & Sensibility (2013)

I really, really wanted to love this book. Most books you start with the hope they will entertain you, perhaps challenge you to look at things differently. I wanted this book to enrapture me the way the original book did, and perhaps that was never going to happen because no one will ever write Austen like Austen.

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BOOKISH FINDS: Austen Re-imagined

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Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

I almost made it out of Oxfam with my pennies intact, but decided to have a quick browse of the classics section, and maybe tempt myself by looking at the lovely E.M. Forster books if they were still there, only to have the bright blue cover of Joanna Trollop’s Sense & Sensibility catch my eye. I sighed, picked up the book, and headed straight for the counter before anyone else could get their hands on it.

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