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 creative 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! (Irreference)
Ben H. Winters, the coauthor of Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters (Jane Austen is the primary author) is a writer based in Brooklyn. The book will be in stores on 9/15/09. For more information, visit this link: www.quirkclassics.com. Video written and directed by Ransom Riggs, and stars Martin Roe and Michelle Page. Grand Central Press will soon publish Seth Grahame-Smith's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."
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