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Northanger Abbey is a hilarious parody of 18th century gothic novels. The heroine, 17-year old Catherine, has been reading far too many “horrid” gothic novels and would love to encounter some gothic-style terror — but the superficial world of Bath proves hazardous enough.
I loved this book. It was a little easier to get through than Pride and Prejudice, which I also loved. I didn't find myself having to read sentences over and over to divine their meaning with this one! :)
flowing words form the basis of this love story in a time of hints, glances and hushed conversations. The money side of love and marriage seeks to destroy lives and hearts.
In the end a good love will withstand the test of time in this slow moving world. Satisfying to the end.
While not the most famous of Austen's works, it is still entertaining. It is ironic and entertaining to note that although social customs are vastly different between the 18 th century and modern times, human nature and the adventures of the heart are not. Some of the passages could be written between friends today who were experiencing the pangs of uncertain romance. Chuckle at the heroine, Catherine, and enjoy....