Contents of the ‘Classic Fiction’ Category

postheadericon Northanger Abbey

Northanger AbbeyBy Jane Austen

Seventeen year-old Catherine Morland goes to Bath for the season as the guest of family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen.

Catherine is a naive girl who also has an overactive imagination, which is further magnified by her obsession with gothic literature. She is captivated by Henry Tilney with his views on literature and his knowledge of history and the world. Henry’s father, General Tilney, invites Catherine to visit their estate, Northanger Abbey.

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postheadericon Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceBy Jane Austen

A humorous portrayal of the social atmosphere of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England, Pride and Prejudice deals with the intelligent, but high-spirited Elizabeth Bennet who endeavors to stay true to her ideals while her dim-witted, meddlesome mother plots to see all five her vivacious daughters married and to secure her family’s destiny.

Twists and shocking revelations await Elizabeth who has to choose between the dashing Mr. Wickham and the aristocratic, but proud and aloof Mr. Darcy.

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postheadericon Sense and Sensibility

Sense and SensibilityBy Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility is the classic first novel by Jane Austen about the lives of the sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood.

After the death of the sisters’ father, the estate passes to their older half-brother named John. The sisters are left in reduced circumstances and they have to move to a new home, a cottage on a distant relative’s property, where they experience both romance and heartbreak.

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