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Northanger Abbey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Austen, Jane

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Northanger Abbey was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for publication, in 1803. However, it was not published until after her death in 1817, along with another novel of hers, Persuasion. Northanger Abbey is a satire of Gothic novels, which were quite popular at t...he time, in 1798-99. Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is one of ten children of a country clergyman. Although a tomboy in her childhood, by the age of 17 she is in training for a heroine and is excessively fond of reading Gothic novels, among which Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho is a favourite. Catherine is invited by the Allens, her wealthier neighbours in Fullerton, to accompany them to visit the town of Bath and partake in the winter season of balls, theatre and other social delights. She is soon introduced to a clever young gentleman, Henry Tilney, with whom she dances and converses. Through Mrs. Allen's old schoolfriend Mrs. Thorpe, she meets her daughter Isabella, a vivacious and flirtatious young woman, and the two quickly become friends. Mrs. Thorpe's son John is also a friend of Catherine's older brother, James, at Oxford where they are both students. The Thorpes are not happy about Catherine's friendship with the Tilneys...
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ISBN 9798623104205
Released NZ 9 Mar 2020
Publisher Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9798623104205
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Released 9 Mar 2020
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Category General & Literary Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 299g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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