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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey (Hardback, New Edition)

By Austen, Jane

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Broadly comedic and brilliantly postmodern in its lampooning of a genre, the Jane Austen classic Northanger Abbey tells the story of Catherine Morland, a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are greatly influenced by the romantic gothic novels to which she ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781909621671
Barcode 9781909621671
Published 26 July 2016 by Pan Macmillan
Format Hardback, New Edition
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ISBN-13 9781909621671
ISBN-10 1909621676
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Collector's Library
Publication Date 26 July 2016
International Publication Date 12 July 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New Edition
Edition New Edition
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Series Macmillan Collector's Library (part: 20)
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 100mm
Height: 158mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 187g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Historical fiction, England - Social life and customs - 19th century, Romance fiction, Young women - England, Gentry - England
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.7
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Northanger Abbey tells the story of Catherine Morland, a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are greatly influenced by the romantic gothic novels to which she is addicted. When she moves to Bath she sees mystery and intrigue all around her. This is one of Austen's early works, a broad comedy about learning to distinguish between fiction and reality. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson, with an Afterword by David Pinching.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jane Austen was born in 1775 in rural Hampshire, the daughter of an affluent village rector who encouraged her in her artistic pursuits. In novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma she developed her subtle analysis of contemporary life through depictions of the middle classes in small towns. Her sharp wit and incisive portraits of ordinary people have given her novels enduring popularity. She died in 1817.

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