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This is part of the Austen Project. I’ve read Joanna Trollope’s Sense and Sensibility and the new Emma (review of that to follow later). This one is my favourite so far. Here is the blurb … Internationally best-selling crime writer Val McDermid has riveted millions of readers worldwide with her acutely suspenseful, psychologically complex, seamlessly plotted thrillers. In Northanger Abbey, she […]

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I saw a theatrical adaptation of Northanger Abbey. It was adapted for the stage by Tim Luscombe and directed by Theo Messenger. I thought the adaptation was fabulous – bits of The Mysteries of Udolpho was mixed in and it seemed to cover all of the major plot points. The play I saw an amateur production (this […]

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Why is Northanger Abbey my least favourite Austen novel? I have been thinking about this for a few days. Henry Tilney is charming and witty and the authorial voice is, at times, wickedly funny, … Mrs Allen was one of that numerous class of females, whose society can raise no other emotion than surprise at their […]

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I saw the last two episodes of Lost in Austen. I thought it was fabulous and I’m sure Jane Austen would have approved – this is the author who wrote Northanger Abbey I’m sure she would appreciate a tongue in cheek look at her novels (or more particularly the adaptations). Here are some more links […]

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