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Heartaches story about love. Two sisters face the same love story, sweet sour love, betrayed, disaproved. The end make me smile, they deserve happy ending.

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The manga adaptations of the classic stories opens up the tales to a wider audience and for that I can greatly appreciate! The art is wonderful as well. Definitely would recommend if you enjoy the story!

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I felt this manga classic was very boring. I don't know if it was the story material. But it never really engaged me at all.

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Thank you to NetGalley and Manga Classics for access to a digital copy of Manga Classics: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen in exchange for an honest review.

CW: death of parents, infidelity, see full list on StoryGraph.

Not having read the original text, I would say this Manga Classics version of Sense and Sensibility is a great introduction to this classic novel. This would be a great way to get teens to read this book and get the broad strokes of the plot.

Personally, I didn't love the simplified version of this book in manga form. It wasn't poorly produced by any means, but I feel like I lost a lot of the nuance of the book because a manga is primarily action and dialogue.

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I think the very idea of manga classics is brilliant BUT Jane Ausen in manga is simply even better. This book did not disappoint. Whether you are a fan of the classic or you want to dip your toe but are scared of classics, this is a great way to start or revisit them! Fans of romance, you are not ready for these illustrations.

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It`s sad, I could not read the book because graphical designs do not work with the ebook reader. But I am sure that the book is good, I do love classics and I read manga sometimes. I'm sure that people who don't usually read novels have a good chance to appreciate classics in another way. Love to see it in the bookshelves.

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This manga/book is set on the countryside in 17th century following the Dashwood sisters after their father death and the older son inheriting everything.
Elinor is the the sister with more sense and see herself in love with her sister-in-law brother Edward but with her moving they became distante causing her pain.
Marianne is the more sensible one that ‘holds her heart in her hand’ and idealize a love with a image of her ideal men and because of this things became difficult in for her.

The transition from the book to the manga was really well done and respectful to the source material and I loved the way the characters were physically translated!

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for making this available..

I have never read any Jane Austin stories and I’ve never read manga before so I thought I would give them both a try at the same time.

I think they artwork was cute and it was well done but I don’t think Jane Austin and manga is for me. I know it’s a version of her story but I didn’t understand the hype that everyone gives it. Todays authors give better romance stories in my opinion and that’s a stretch.

Maybe in the future I’ll give manga and Jane Austin another go but for now I wasn’t feeling them.

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I think that it's really awesome to take a classic and turn it into a manga. My biggest issue is that it's hard to read on a tablet/phone. Since they are read back to front, you have to scroll all the way to the bottom to start the book. Also the page breaks are not very easy to see so sometimes you can not tell what page you are on.
The dash wood sisters are fatherless and broke and need to make connections to keep their way of life. It's not as easy as that though. Marianne is torn between 2 men. How will she know if she has choosen the right one?
Elinor loves a man who is engaged to someone else and doesn't even believe Elinor loves him because of how well she hid her feelings.

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Manga Classics Sense and Sensibility
Earc:NetGalley
Publisher:
UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Studios, UDON Entertainment

Publication Date:29 August 2014
Genre : classic
Jane Austen is a wonderful writer who is adored by many people all around the world. Although I'm sure it was challenging, the manga artist did an excellent job of condensing her words. The emotions of the story's protagonists were excellently captured by the illustrator. For individuals who have problems reading big books, these manga editions are an excellent way to read a classic quickly. This Sense and Sensibility adaptation was excellent. When I should have been resting, it kept me reading because it was simple to understand. Each character was vividly brought to life by the artwork, and I could tell who was who throughout the entire book.

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This was a wonderful adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. It was easy to follow and kept me reading when I should have been sleeping. The art did a fantastic job of bringing each character to life and I was able to easily follow who was who throughout the book. My only complaint was some formatting issues that made getting started rather annoying. Otherwise it was a very pleasant reading experience.

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Sense and Sensibility is my second favorite Austen novel although a large part of that comes from the fantastic movie with Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, and the late great Alan Rickman. Of course, whenever Colonel Brandon appeared on the page, I pictured Rickman. That being said, I think that this adaptation, much shorter than the original, missed some of the things that made this book so amazing.

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This was always a favourite classic read of mine so I was so excitied to see it brought to life in animated form. It did not disappoint! It followed the original storyline well and had that extra ability to really show how the characters felt and acted in certain situations, absolutely loved it.

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Jane Austen is such a fantastic author that is beloved by so many all over the world. I'm sure it was difficult to compress her words down into this Manga but they did a fantastic job. The illustrator did a great job capturing the emotion of the story and the characters. These manga editions are a fantastic way to read a classic quickly for those who have trouble reading large books. I highly recommend

Thank you Netgalley for letting me read this for free in exchange for an honest review.

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This is not usually everyone's favorite when asked about Jane Austen novels but it holds a special place for me. So, I needed to read this manga edition. I was not disappointed. The artwork is gorgeous and really brought the sister dynamic to life.

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4/5 stars.
Jane Austen is one of my fave authors ever and seeing this book in manga was a delight. The art is stunning and i think they did a really good job adapting it. All the elements and iconic scenes from the original ''sense and sensibility'' are there and it's a really enjoyable read! i can't wait to read more classics in this format because if you want to start is the easiest way

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Manga classics :Sense and Sensibility is an excellent adaptation that captures the original spirit of Jane Austen’s novel while adding a gorgeous visual component to the reading experience.

This adaptation may be a good fit for readers wanting to Approach classic literature who are nervous about the the pacing or unfamiliar vocabulary as visual component adds illumination and and encouragement to continue reading :

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Magna is hard enough to read backwards, but it’s even harder on an e book. The format made it difficult to understand the story as an ebook. The story itself was good, but I think magna needs to be in paper format.

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This is a new take on the classic Sense and Sensibility in Manga form. It ended up being a quick and enjoyable read!

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This tittle is a bit hard to evaluate, because the drawing is amazing, really cute drawings but is lacking in bringing the characters to life, the story of the book sense and sensibility is a bit drowned in the plot, yes the most important parts of the book are here, but I don’t think this manga would be a great way to introduce anyone to the original book.

I give it 3,5 stars because like I said the drawings are really gorgeous, I just felt lacking a bit on the story part.

Thank you NetGalley for the free ARC and this is my honest opinion.

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