La abadía de Northanger has ratings and reviews. Will said: This is my very first romance novel, and I have to say that I’m not that entert. Northanger Abbey has ratings and reviews. Zoë said: Will I ever give a Jane Austen book less than 5 stars? Doesn’t look like it. This is. La Abadia de Northanger/Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen at – ISBN – ISBN – Debolsillo –

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My main reading goal would be to read more classics. She does not realise, as the reader does, that General Tilney is an outright snob, constantly anxiously comparing notthanger home and gardens with those of Mr.

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The reader enjoys Catherine’s youthful enthusiasm and also how impressionable she is. Not long after, Catherine is surprised by a servant who makes her hurry off at dawn under the embarrassed gaze of Eleanor, who can not excuse her father’s behavior. As a baseball fan, I want to mention that, among other outdoor activities, abwdia heroine played ‘base ball’!

In her first ball Catherine meets Henry Tilney, a handsome twenty-five-year-old gentleman. Trivia About Northanger Abbey. Jane Austen ‘s Northanger Abbey. It’s only se slightly boring, which is a huge compliment, considering I’ve often found reading anything written before, oh, to be an awful chore.

What have you been judging from? It’s one of her first books and it’s true, the prose and development of characters is not as mature. I decided that maybe my love for Austen was waning. Like northanter young heroine, I thought I knew what to expect of characters, setting and plot before I had even ventured out to explore them, and like her, I created a massive amount of tension for myself, only to find myself in the somewhat silly situation of waking up to a reality that did not at all justify my preconceived ideas.


I think it’s very much back on track. Favorite Quotes “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. View all 14 comments. Jane Austen is excellent at writing satire as well as creating exaggerated characters that make you laugh and smile.

northanber This book may not be for everyone, but if you’re looking for a lighthearted and relatively easy classic to read, pick this up!

We are told it exists, but have no opportunity to really see it work until that point and it not only comes a little out of the blue, but goes to such an extreme as to seem faintly ludicrous. In this aspect, all Jane Austen’s novels are very similar, and all of them have reassuringly happy endings.

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Retrieved 18 March Often I think there’s a misconception that her books are romance novels and they aren’t. She took her candle and looked closely at the cabinet Carol Vasconcelos added it Apr 14, Of course, the justification for this, is that he wants his children to marry into rich and wealthy families. Do you really believe in that rubbish? Catherine is every bit the teenager, and spends the first half of the book over-analyzing every social situation and perceived slight she encounters while on holiday in Bath, and then, while visiting friends who live in the titular abbey, imagining horrid Gothic mysteries behind every innocuous piece of furniture in her guest room.


Now that I’ve finally read the book and understand what the heck happened, I could kick myself for having waited so long! Also, Eleanor may have been my favourite like Charlotte f This was such a great first classic for the year. Call me dull, but I prefer the subtle, dignified satire of the more mature Austen to the rather burlesque and eighteenth-century humour on display here.

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Assumed to be a man of moderate wealth, he finds himself falling in love with Isabella, to which he makes a marriage offer. But I kind of love that. She gladly accepts of course, and her imagination immediately abaia into overdrive.

In which I read for the first time a hundred so-called “classics,” then write reports on whether or not they deserve the label. The abbey would then become abandoned and derelict, and later bought by an evil lord or baron.

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It was during this same period, though, that women suddenly became literate in the millions for the first time in history; and these women all needed something to read, which is what led to the rise of “gothic” literature in the northannger place, a combination of supernatural thriller and over-the-top romance that was generally perceived at the time as “silly woman stuff. Write a customer review.

I struggled with Northanger Abbey for a while due to the writing style.