Wheelers Books

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences.

Sorry, this title is not currently available from any of our suppliers.

Quick Reference

ISBN 9781784874568
Barcode 9781784874568
Published 5 July 2018 by Vintage
Format Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (342 other possible title(s) available)
Hardback
50
Paperback
41
Trade Paperback
191
Audio CD
22
ePub
19
PDF
1
Counterpack - filled
2
Other
1
Audio
1
Mixed media product
3
Library Binding
1
CD-Rom
1
Audio cassette
8
Video
1
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Availability Not currently available

... view full title details below.

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781784874568
ISBN-10 1784874566
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage Classics
Publication Date 5 July 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 110mm
Height: 178mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress England - Fiction - Social life and customs, Satire, Young women, England - Social life and customs - 19th century, Gothic fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.7
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences.

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire -- J.K. Rowling Somebody reading over my shoulder refuses to believe that I found Northanger Abbey funnier than Catch 22, but I did. So there -- Jenny Colgan The most perfect artist among women, the writer whose books are immortal -- Virginia Woolf Jane Austen's lightest and most playful novel * Independent * Jane Austen shocks me. Beside her, Joyce seems innocent as grass -- W.H. Auden

^ top

Author's Bio

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and eventually published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.

^ top