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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey
 

During her first season at Bath, a young girl experiences the joys of fashionable society. When her sophisticated new aquaintances invite her to their father's mysterious house, she fabricates her own Gothic romance, imagining the crimes that have been committed there.

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ISBN 9780141920245
Published 6 April 2006 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Series Penguin Classics
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9780141920245
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin
Publication Date 6 April 2006
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Series Penguin Classics
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
19th Century Fiction
16th to 18th Century Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 823.7
Catalogue Code 802060

Description of this Electronic Book

During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine's love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father's mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue, Catherine imagines terrible crimes committed by General Tilney. With its broad comedy and irrepressible heroine, this is the most youthful and and optimistic of Jane Austen's works.

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Author's Bio

Jane Austen, the daughter of a clergyman, was born in Hampshire in 1775, and later lived in Bath and the village of Chawton. As a child and teenager, she wrote brilliantly witty stories for her family's amusement, as well as a novella, Lady Susan. Her first published novel was Sense and Sensibility, which appeared in 1811 and was soon followed by Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma. Austen died in 1817, and Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published posthumously in 1818.

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