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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

For the first time ever, the fairy godmother of modern women's fiction is being reissued for a new audience. All six of Jane Austen's novels are being packaged so they appeal to the fiction-buying public, rather than as either dusty academic texts or film tie-ins. A HUGE untapped... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780755331444
Barcode 9780755331444
Published 1 July 2006 by Headline Publishing Group
Format Paperback, New edition
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Author(s) By Austen, Jane
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ISBN-13 9780755331444
ISBN-10 0755331443
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Imprint Headline Review
Publication Date 1 July 2006
International Publication Date 15 May 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 190g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.7
Catalogue Code 192754

Description of this Book

With its loveable, impressionable heroine and its themes of growing up and learning to live in the real world, Northanger Abbey remains one of Jane Austen's most irresistible and up-to-date novels. Catherine Morland is the very ideal of a nice girl from a happy family, butshe is blessed with an overactive imagination. She is also obsessed with lurid Gothic novels, where terrible things happen to the heroine. Which gets her into all sorts of trouble When Catherine meets funny, sharp Henry Tilney, she's instantly taken with him. But when she is invited to his home, the sinister Northanger Abbey, her preoccupation with fantasy starts to get in the way of reality. Will she learn to separate out the two in time

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review From the youthful energy of Northanger Abbey to the subtle art of Persuasion, these works reveal the breadth and artistry of one of the most beloved novelists of all time. Now, these timeless novels of manners, morals, and love have been beautifully repackaged to appeal to a new generation of readers. A strikingly designed collection, featuring new introductions as well as reading group guides.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jane Austen was born in 1775, in Steventon, Hampshire, where her father was rector. When she was 25 the family moved to Bath till her father's death in 1805, then to Chawton in Hampshire where Jane lived with her mother and sister. She died in 1817. Well-received during her lifetime, since her death she has become known as not just one of the greatest writers of English fiction, but one of the most beloved.

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