Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Editor/introduction: Marilyn Butler

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141439792
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


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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.
Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen, Editor/introduction: Marilyn Butler

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