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Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters (Quirk Classics)by Ben H. Winters
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Elevating the genre of a oemash-up literaturea to awesome new heights, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, is an expanded edition of the beloved regency romance--with all-new scenes of monster mayhem and high seas adventure.
Evicted from their home after their fathera (TM)s death, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are desperate to find attractive gentlemen suitorsa and even more desperate to defend their new coastal cottage from giant squid, man-eating clams, great white sharks, and other monsters of the deep. Armed with nets, harpoon guns, and plenty of dry wit, theya (TM)ll need to conquer unscrupulous cads, meddling matriarchs, and a giant Kraken in their quest for true love.
S&S&SM invades the prim and proper world of Jane Austen with the outrageous mythology of Jules Verne, H.P. Lovecraft, Spongebob Squarepants, Red Lobster, and Popeye the Sailor.
Let the monster mash-up begin
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities. As our story opens, the Dashwood sisters are evicted from their childhood home and sent to live on a mysterious island full of savage creatures and dark secrets. While sensible Elinor falls in love with Edward Ferrars, her romantic sister Marianne is courted by both the handsome Willoughby and the hideous man-monster Colonel Brandon. Can the Dashwood sisters triumph over meddlesome matriarchs and unscrupulous rogues to find true love? Or will they fall prey to the tentacles that are forever snapping at their heels? This masterful portrait of Regency England blends Jane Austen's biting social commentary with ultraviolent depictions of sea monsters biting. It's survival of the fittest ? and only the swiftest swimmers will find true love
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