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Northanger Abbey

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NORTHANGER ABBEY Val McDermid

Northanger Abbey

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
80015
publisher:
Grove Press
genre:
Fiction

We gave it a B

In her remake of Jane Austen’s story of an eligible young woman with an overactive imagination, McDermid changes the protagonist’s fascination with gothic literature to supernatural-themed YA. The novel’s plot seems YA too when brought into the modern day — all chance encounters and does-he-like-me dithering. Worth a read for those wondering how Facebook might have fit into Austen’s net of social mores. B

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