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Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid was written as part of the Austen Project, where contemporary authors re-write Jane Austen’s six major novels. This author is well known for her crime novels, which are very good. 441 more words


Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

This is the second Austen project book I’ve read, and I have to say I’m enjoying them. Its interesting to show how timeless the plots are, that they can so effortlessly be transposed into the 21st century. 190 more words

Book Reviews

Persuasion by Jane Austen


Written at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, Persuasion is a tale of love, heartache and the determination of one woman as she strives to reignite a lost love. 328 more words


5 Ridiculous Jane Austen Book Covers, Explained in Hilarious "Deleted Scenes"

This month marks the release of Margaret C. Sullivan’s book exploring the history of Jane Austen covers in print, Jane Austen Cover to Cover (Quirk Books) 1,167 more words


Not Celebrating Birthdays with Jane Austen

November birthdays are very important in the Jeffers’ household: They include my mother, my son, and my grandson, and that is not counting extended family and friends. 629 more words

Regency Era

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen


In Northanger Abbey, a young woman’s penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart. Austen’s first, this is considered by many to be among her most charming novels. 320 more words