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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
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Feb 03, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: 2013, fiction, need-to-review, 1001-books-2006-edition, 1001-books-combined-edition
Read from August 14 to 23, 2013 — I own a copy


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08/14/2013 marked as: currently-reading
08/14/2013 page 1
0.0% "'No one who had ever seen Cathrine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be a heroine.'"
08/14/2013 page 1
0.0% "Still on page 1 because omg she's so funny!"
08/14/2013 page 3
1.0% "On books."
08/14/2013 page 25
10.0% "On novels."
08/15/2013 page 31
13.0% "'/.../ a day never passes in which parties of ladies, however important their business, whether in quest of pastry, millinery, or even (as in the present case) of young men, are not detained on one side or other by carriages, horsemen, or cars.'"
08/17/2013 page 75
31.0% "Oh that mr. Thorpe!"
08/18/2013 page 86
36.0% "Isabella... Not a fan."
08/18/2013 page 88
37.0% "Oh he's something!"
08/18/2013 page 97
41.0% "On history: ...hardly any women at all..."
08/18/2013 page 99
41.0% "'A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.' This book makes me want to know more about Jane Austen. She is so sarcastic, witty and funny - but often in a very downplayed way."
08/18/2013 page 124
52.0% "Northanger Abbey"
08/21/2013 page 175
74.0% "It's funny how she defends books and reading on the I e hand and on the other shows what a vivid imagination can do, one fed by books and not constrained by any real grasp on what the world is really like."
08/23/2013 marked as: read
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