Jane Austen was a romantic novelist whose works are some of the most widely read in English literature. While not prolific, Austen's best know works include the beloved novels Pride and Prejudice and Emma that have each inspired many film adaptations. Her plots feature themes of love and marriage, highlighting the role women in the early 19th century and their need to secure position through a marital alliance.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of...
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
About the Book
The fist of Jane Austen's novels to be published, Northanger Abbey is a novel with gothic influences that tells the story of young Catherine Morland's first journey into the world. Catherine, the daughter of a country cleric, is invited by wealthy family friends on a visit to Bath where she meets a variety of people.
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I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you - especially when you are near me, as now: it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. And if that boisterous channel, and two hundred miles or so of land some broad between us, I am afraid that cord of communion will be snapt; and then I've a nervous notion I should take to bleeding inwardly. As for you, - you'd forget me.