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User Review  - dczapka - LibraryThing

Full disclosure: I had never read a Jane Austen novel before this first reading of Northanger Abbey. This is an exceptionally embarrassing thing to admit as someone who once believed he would make a ... Read full review

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User Review  - erincathryn - LibraryThing

I tried. I really did. This isn't a bad book, and I really liked some of the prose, but I find that this is a book I can't read with any distractions going on... and it being Christmastime, life is ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmchshannon - LibraryThing

Very few authors can skewer social mores and traditions like Jane Austen. In Northanger Abbey, she tackles the ever-popular topic of love and always amusing profession of marriage-seeking. Catherine ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingwithtea - LibraryThing

What an unpleasant change from Mansfield Park. This was much shorter, with underdeveloped characters and heavy-handed satire. The writing was stodgy until the last minute, at which point so many ... Read full review

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User Review  - nordie - LibraryThing

This was Jane Austen's micky take on the Gothic romances and the stupidity/vaccuity of some girls. Catherine is taken to Bath by some reasonably well off neighbours, who are not as socially adept as ... Read full review

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User Review  - RichardRojas - LibraryThing

In the novel Northanger Abbey,by Jane Austen, Catherin Morland is the heroine of the novel. Cathy has trouble distinguishing reality from her gothic novels. She somehow is constantly twisting her real ... Read full review

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User Review  - kseymour2001 - LibraryThing

I was surprised by how different this novel is than the other works by Austen. The work is candid and the author present, the plot takes short cuts instead of long winding paths. At first I thought ... Read full review

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User Review  - VeritysVeranda - LibraryThing

Serves as a reminder to me to be just a little bit worried at what I am reading and how far I let my fancies run away with me! Read full review

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User Review  - Wubsy - LibraryThing

I am not a fan of Austen and this book is part of the reason why. Apart from anything else nothing really happens. Read full review

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User Review  - Bella - Goodreads

At first for me it was kinda slow but then laetr on I really got into it. Isn't my favoright but it is a good book. It is different from the Kiera Knightly movie version. But close to the BBC. Read full review


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