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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey
 

Austen's gothic parody explores the perils of mistaking fiction for reality.

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ISBN 9781974921560
Barcode 9781974921560
Published 23 October 2018 by Dreamscape Media
Format Audio CD/Audio
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Author(s) By Austen, Jane
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ISBN-13 9781974921560
ISBN-10 1974921565
Stock Out of stock
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Publisher Dreamscape Media
Imprint Dreamscape Media
Publication Date 23 October 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Narrator Atkins, Rachel
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 130mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 91g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
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Description of this Book

During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted to make new acquaintances, including flirtatious Isabella, who shares her love of Gothic romance and horror, and the sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney. When the Tilneys invite her to their family's mysterious home, Northanger Abbey, she's eager to visit. But once there, her imagination, which has been influenced by gothic novels of sensation and intrigue, makes her suspect their father, General Tilney, of committing terrible crimes. With its broad comedy and irrepressible heroine, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's works.

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Author's Bio

Jane Austen (1775-1817) is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most beloved English writers of all time. Best known for her six widely adapted novels-Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Northanger Abbey-she used her writing to explore and critique British society and the constraints placed on women by social expectations and economic circumstances, especially in regards to love and marriage. Rachel Atkins is an experienced actor and voice artist who trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Her stage performances include Romeo and Juliet, Blithe Spirit, and The School for Scandal, and her television and radio credits include Midwinter of the Spirit, Law & Order, and The Archers. The narrator of numerous audiobooks, she is a regular on BBC Radio Drama and BBC Radio Comedy.

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