Northanger Abbey (1817) is a parody of the gothic novels that were fashionable in Austens' day. It follows the straightforward and innocent young Catherine Morland, who comes to Fullerton on the request of her neighbours. An avid reader of romantic novels, her utopian world is destroyed when she is forced to tackle the bitter realities of life.
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This is a new beautifully-designed edition of Jane Austen's best-selling classic NORTHANGER ABBEY. Large 6"x9" format, printed on high quality paper.Review:
'Benedict and Le Faye … provide in their respective volumes a generous, helpful, and historically informed introduction to the work and its reception; a set of informative, judicious explanatory notes; and a meticulously prepared and visually well presented text. … The Northanger Abbey edition is excellent … offers a magnificent summary …' Devoney Looser, University of Missouri
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