Two sisters could
hardly be more different …
Elinor Dashwood, an architecture student, values patience
and reliability. Her impulsive sister, Marianne, takes after their mother,
Belle, and is fiery and creative, filling the house with her dramas and guitar-playing
while dreaming of going to art school.
But when their father, Henry Dashwood, dies suddenly, his
whole family finds itself forced out of Norland Park, their beloved home for
twenty years. Without the comfort of status, they discover that their values
are severely put to the test.
Can Elinor remain stoic and restrained knowing that the man
she really likes has already been ensnared by another girl? Will Marianne’s
faith in a one-and-only lifetime love be shaken by meeting the hottest boy in
the county, John Willoughby? And in a world where social media and its opinions
are the controlling forces at play, can love ever triumph over conventions and
With her wit and eye for social nuance, Joanna Trollope
casts Jane Austen’s Sense &
Sensibility in a fresh new light to retell a wonderful coming-of-age story
about young love and heartbreak, and how, when it comes to money, some things
never change. Download and start listening now!