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Sex & Sensibility: The Adventures of a Jane Austen Addict

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Sex & Sensibility: The Adventures of a Jane Austen Addict

Can a hopelessly romantic Jane Austen addict (with a wicked sense of humor) even find true love in twenty-first century Manhattan? Is it possible for her to lead a Jane Austen-Inspired life?

Lizzie Parsons really tries.

Lizzie is a witty young film reviewer searching for true love in the frenetic world of Manhattan media. Throughout her romantic travails, Lizzie clings to her Austen mantras, recalls her favorite characters, and insists (with often hilarious results) that those around her act with nineteenth century civility in all sorts of situations, especially those that take place in the bedroom.

When confronted by life's events, Lizzie asks the questions:

What would Jane do?
What would Jane think?
What would Jane say?

Even though she's being courted by two available beaus, Lizzie is totally obsessed with that adorable Brit actor she compares them to. It's not until the end of this zany –- yet totally romantic --- novel that Lizzie comes to terms with her mother's brand of feminism, her idealization of her father, and the realization that her own true love is right in front of her eyes. (And, he adores Jane Austen novels!).

Dear, oh dear! Can a Jane Austen addict ever find happiness with a modern Metrosexual Man?

Sex & Sensibility: The Adventures of a Jane Austen Addict
by Rosemarie Santini

  • Publication Date: September 15, 2005
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Saint Books
  • ISBN-10: 0976411105
  • ISBN-13: 9780976411109