Northanger Abbey was once the 1st of Jane Austen's novels to be accomplished for ebook, notwithstanding she had formerly made a begin on experience and Sensibility and delight and Prejudice. in line with Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it used to be first referred to as) used to be written nearly in the course of 1798–99. It used to be revised via Austen for the click in 1803, and bought within the similar 12 months for £10 to a London bookseller, Crosby & Co., who made up our minds opposed to publishing. In 1817, the bookseller used to be content material to promote it again to the novelist's brother, Henry Austen, for the precise sum — £10 — that he had paid for it initially, no longer realizing that the author used to be by way of then the writer of 4 well known novels. the unconventional was once additional revised earlier than being introduced out posthumously in overdue December 1817 (1818 given at the title-page), because the first volumes of a four-volume set with Persuasion.
Film, television or theatrical adaptations
The A&E community and the BBC published the tv variation Northanger Abbey in 1986.
An edition of Northanger Abbey with screenplay through Andrew Davies, was once proven on ITV on 25 March 2007 as a part of their "Jane Austen Season". This variation aired on PBS within the usa as a part of the "Complete Jane Austen" on Masterpiece vintage in January 2008.
"Pup Fiction" – an episode of Wishbone that includes the plot and characters of Austen's Northanger Abbey.
In 2012, it was once introduced that HarperCollins had employed Scottish crime author Val McDermid to evolve Northanger Abbey for a contemporary viewers, as a suspenseful youngster mystery. McDermid acknowledged of the undertaking, "At its middle it is a teenager novel, and a satire - that is anything which inserts very well with modern fiction. and you'll feel a shiver of worry relocating via it. i'll be protecting the suspense – i understand how to maintain the reader at the fringe of their seat. i feel Jane Austen builds suspense good in a number of locations, yet she squanders it, and he or she will get to the endgame too fast. So i'll be engaged on these things."
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