genre: Sense and Sensibility

29 inspirations
The Second Chance

The Second Chance: A ‘Pride & Prejudice’ – ‘Sense & Sensibility’ Variation

Author: Joana Starnes

Soon after the Netherfield ball, a troubled Mr. Darcy decides to walk away from a most unsuitable fascination. But heartache is in store for them all, and his misguided attempts to ensure the comfort of the woman he loves backfire in ways he had not expected… Why is it that the worth of a true … Read More


Girl Lives Forever

Girl Lives Forever: A Pride and Prejudice Fairy Tale

Author: C Mitchell

It’s a saying, universally told, that every fairy tale begins with the famous words, ‘Once upon a time’. Welcome to the world of Everland, where live many kingdoms run by magic, curses and spells—where sorceresses and dark lords have more power than kings and queens. There in this land is Elizabeth Bennet, who after committing … Read More


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Sense and Sensibility

Alongside incredible artist Sonny Liew (My Faith in Frankie, Wonderland), Butler brings to life the world of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two daughters without parents or means, forced to experience hardship, romance, and heartbreak, all in the hopes of achieving love and lasting happiness.


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Eliza’s Daughter

Author: Joan Aiken

A Young Woman Longing for Adventure and an Artistic Life… Because she’s an illegitimate child, Eliza is raised in the rural backwater with very little supervision. An intelligent, creative, and free-spirited heroine, unfettered by the strictures of her time, she makes friends with poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge, finds her way to London, and … Read More

Genre: Sense and Sensibility Subjects: sequel

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The Secrets of Love

Author: Rosie Rushton

What would happen if you transferred the traumas of teenage love from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to the twenty-first century? How would Ellie, Abby and Georgie fare without the restraints of nineteenth-century England? Will Ellie’s ever-sensible attitude towards life prevent her from ever snogging the gorgeous, but somewhat reticent, Blake? Is Abby’s devil-may-care outlook … Read More


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The Dashwood Sisters Tell All

Author: Beth Pattillo

Ellen and Mimi Dodge have never been close, but their mother’s dying wish sends them on a walking tour of Hampshire, England, that follows in the footsteps of Jane Austen. Their mother also left them something else: a diary that belonged to Jane’s sister Cassandra. These pages shed light on the secrets that nearly tore … Read More


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Elinor and Marianne

Author: Emma Tennant

A sequel to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, this is the correspondence between the married Dashwood sisters – Mrs Brandon and Mrs Edward Ferrars. Passion, in the shape of the charming seducer Willoughby, makes an appearance, together with perennial themes of money and social embarrassment.

Genre: Sense and Sensibility Subjects: sequel

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The Three Colonels: Jane Austen’s Fighting Men

Author: Jack Caldwell

Love reigns supreme for our three brave colonels at the start of this epic tale. Colonels Buford, Fitzwilliam, and Brandon are enjoying their courtships and their early married lives with three beloved Jane Austen heroines. The couples lead tranquil lives – until Napoleon escapes from exile. While the military men set out to meet their … Read More


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The Third Sister

Author: Julia Barrett

This imaginative continuation of Jane Austen’s novel focuses on the third sister, Margaret Dashwood, underplayed in Austen’s story, uplifted here to a young woman with shrewd and winning capabilities. While evoking Austen’s style, characters, and ambience, Barrett puts her own spin on the girl Austen called “the other sister.”


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Expectations of Happiness

International bestselling author of the Pemberley Chronicles series explores the beloved characters of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. Acclaimed for historical accuracy and emulation of Jane Austen’s voice as well as the depth of her depictions of the complex and evolving society of the day-especially what life was like for women-Collins imagines three sisters dealing … Read More

Genre: Sense and Sensibility Subjects: sequel

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Reason and Romance

First Impressions revealed the soul of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Now, echoing the themes in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, Debra White Smith crafts a delightful, contemporary story about passion and love. When Ted arrives, Elaina assumes he can’t be interested in her. But Ted surprises her. Attracted by his charming personality, Elaina dreams about … Read More




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The Perfect Elizabeth

Author: Libby Schmais
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This modern-day Sense and Sensibility is a witty story about two sisters: Liza, a would-be poet who spends miserable days as a legal secretary; and Bette a graduate student writing her dissertation on Toast in the English Novel. Bette has taken to eating only what the characters she is writing about would eat: boiled eggs … Read More






Sense and Sensibility  (2008 Film)

Widow Dashwood and her three unmarried daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, inherit only a tiny allowance. So they move out of their grand Sussex home to a more modest cottage in Devonshire. There, the prevailing ambition is to find suitable husbands for the girls. With help from wealthy neighbor Sir John Middleton, suitors for Elinor … Read More

Format: Film