Is JavaScript disabled on your browser?

We're working on a way to make Superbooks work without JavaScript. Until then please enable javascript on your browser to read books.

Northanger Abbey

Catherine, a 17 year old accepts Allen's invitation to Bath.

Jane Austen Jane Austen • Jun 15th, 2017

Catherine, a 17 year old accepts Allen's invitation to Bath.

Open the book


Length:
About 4 hours.
311 leafs
Price: FREE

Support:

All devices, all viewports, all operating systems and all modern browsers.

See support page for more information.

This book is "iPad first" and is supported on all iPads Gen 2+, iPhones 4+ (Safari, Chrome or Firefox), Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (Silk) and above, Google Nexus & Android 5+ (Chrome, Firefox or UC Browser) and all versions of modern desktop browsers on windows, mac or linux.

Some books may contain webgl or shaders that could limit support or experience on older devices or browsers.

Synopsis

Catherine is introduced to Henry Tilney, a young clergyman who impresses Catherine with his wit and pleasant conversation. Catherine quickly falls for Henry, but after their first meeting she does not see him again for some time. Mrs. Allen runs into an old acquaintance, Mrs. Thorpe, and her three young daughters, including Isabella, who is slightly older than Catherine. Catherine and Isabella are soon best friends. Isabella, superficial and fond of gossip, inducts Catherine into the social world of Bath, with all its balls, dances, shows, fashion, and its gossip.

Just when Catherine and Isabella have settled into a close friendship, they are met with the arrival of James Morland, Catherine's brother, and John Thorpe, Isabella's brother. James and John are friends at Oxford University. Isabella wastes no time in flirting with James, and soon it is obvious to everyone except Catherine that James and Isabella are in love. Taking a cue from James, John tries to woo Catherine, asking her to be his dance partner. But at a ball, Catherine sees Henry Tilney again and is more interested in Henry than in John. John's bragging and his arrogant nature put off Catherine.


Table of Contents


About the Author

Jane Austen

An English novelist. 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817

Home
Box
Hearts
New
Drafts
Trash