Northanger Abbey

Paperback | September 9, 2014

byJane Austen

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"Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated." --Martin Amis
     Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences.  

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"Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated." --Martin Amis      Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassin...

JANE AUSTEN was born in Steventon rectory on December 16, 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 6.98 × 5.09 × 0.76 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:009958929X

ISBN - 13:9780099589297

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• "Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire." --J.K. Rowling

 • "Somebody reading over my shoulder refuses to believe that I found Northanger Abbey funnier than Catch 22, but I did. So there." --Jenny Colgan

 • "The most perfect artist among women, the writer whose books are immortal." --Virginia Woolf

 • "Jane Austen's lightest and most playful novel." --Independent