Sensei and the Insensibles
is a novel by the English novelist Jane Austen
. Published in 1809, it was Austen's second published novel, following on from her initial success with The Adventures of Mr Harley and Mr Davidson
. The striking cover was by her regular artist Mr David Weaver, RA
, who made full use of the increased budget that he was given following his award-winning artwork for The Adventures of Mr Harley and Mr Davidson
. The book combined the zombie theme of the first book with elements of fashionable orientalism. (more...