Northanger Abbey

  • by Jane Austen
  • Narrated by Joanna Lumley
  • 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jane Austen's classic tale, read by Joanna Lumley.Northanger Abbey, a satire of Gothic melodrama, is one of Jane Austen's most popular works. When Catherine Morland is launched into the politics and pitfalls of the Bath social season, she behaves with the cheerful open-mindedness of one of Jane Austen's most eligible classic heroines.

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What the Critics Say

"The purpose of the novel is to ridicule the [then] popular tales of romance and terror...and to contrast these with the normal realities of life." (The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature)

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Customer Reviews

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Lumley reads well though sound quality not great

Unfortunately the sound quality of this recording is not consistently clear. Otherwise Lumley reads excellently.
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- J. G.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-04-2007
  • Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited