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Northanger Abbey
     

Northanger Abbey

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by Jane Austen
 

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Jane Austen’s first novel, Northanger Abbey—published posthumously in 1818—tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen’s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine

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Jane Austen’s first novel, Northanger Abbey—published posthumously in 1818—tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen’s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning woman who learns truths about love, life, and the heady power of literature. The satirical Northanger Abbey pokes fun at the gothic novel while earnestly emphasizing caution to the female sex.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016196350
Publisher:
Wishland Publishing
Publication date:
02/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English author known primarily for her six major novels set among the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Considered defining works of the Regency Era and counted among the best-loved classics of English literature, Austen’s books include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. The latter two were published after her death.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date of Death:
July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:
Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:
Taught at home by her father

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Northanger Abbey 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 114 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The formatting for this eBook is terrible - so much missing text and extra characters that you can't read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love everything Jane Austen ever wrote.o
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This particular Gutenberg scan is riddled with poor scan conversions - the first two pages are completely illegible. Try another version.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Didn't read but a few pages because it is so difficult to read through all the misspellings, extra punctuation, weird spacing, etc. A real dis-service to a classic author!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While this is one of my favorite stories, do not get this version. The print is very messed up, and unless you know the story by heart it may be difficult to follow due to the missing and incorrect characters.
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Anonymous 9 months ago
(Sorry if I spell something wrong.) I thought the story was good but needed a lot of editing.
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I'm halfway through and I love it. I love how Austen pokes fun at gothic romance fiction. Highly recommended, though it's not nearly as good as Pride and Prejudice.
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Cant what to reaf
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A great novel with wonderful parodies of Gothic fiction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has no misprint it is a favorite classic of mine
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Slow to start and perhaps a little over the top in some regards, but that may also have been a point the author was trying to get across. A predictable happy ending.
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Too many typos! Bad punctuation, messed up words, bad edition in general Love the story, but the edition is distracting
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