Austen's witty exploration of the perils of mistaking fiction for reality
During an eventful season at Bath, young, naÃ¯ve 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.
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About: Austen's witty exploration of the perils of mistaking fiction for realityDuring an eventful season at Bath, young, naïve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time.
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