Northanger Abbey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)
  • Northanger Abbey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

Northanger Abbey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 03/11/2011
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. 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.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141197715

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“lovely book but not the colour in the picture. ”

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“Jane Austen - what's not to like!”

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