Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey is a comedic and brilliantly postmodern lampoon of gothic romance novels. Catherine Morland is a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are greatly influenced by the romantic gothic novels to which she is addicted. When she moves to Bath she sees mystery and intrigue all around her – not least of all in Northanger Abbey itself, the home of General Tilney and his handsome son Henry, where Catherine suspects a sinister crime has occurred . . .