Northanger Abbey

Paperback | December 31, 2009

byJane Austen

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Catherine Morland is, at seventeen years old, typical of her time and age--a passionate reader of Gothic novels. On a visit to Bath, she is befriended by General Henry Tilney and his charming sister Eleanor, who invite her to stay at Northanger Abbey, their family home. Catherine is entranced, convinced the Tilney home will be filled with dreadful secrets. However, it is the prejudices of the real world that eventually cause disaster. Fortunately, Catherine's fundamental good sense and Henry Tilney's loyalty ultimately overcome all hurdles and lead to a happy conclusion.

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Catherine Morland is, at seventeen years old, typical of her time and age--a passionate reader of Gothic novels. On a visit to Bath, she is befriended by General Henry Tilney and his charming sister Eleanor, who invite her to stay at Northanger Abbey, their family home. Catherine is entranced, convinced the Tilney home will be filled ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 9.96 × 6.97 × 0.6 inPublished:December 31, 2009Publisher:Transaction Large PrintLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1412812879

ISBN - 13:9781412812870

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