Northanger Abbey

Author(s): Jane Austen

Adult Classics

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY P.D. JAMES


 


The Vintage Classics Austen series is designed by the writer and illustrator Leanne Shapton and introduced by some of our finest contemporary writers and Austen fans: Alexander McCall Smith, Lynne Truss, Amanda Vickery, Francesca Segal, P.D. James and Andrew Motion.


 


'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

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and eventually published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.

General Fields

  • : 9780099511878
  • : Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : December 2007
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : 241
  • : 241
  • : Jane Austen
  • : Jane Austen
  • : 823.7
  • : 823.7
  • : en
  • : en