"Val McDermid’s 'Northanger Abbey' is the second book to emerge from the Austen Project, in which Jane Austen’s published oeuvre is reimagined by 21st-century authors... It may be an adaptation of someone else’s novel, which itself is woven with references to other, earlier books, but nothing feels forced, nothing feels untrue. McDermid makes it very much her own, although any skeletons in the cupboards remain strictly metaphorical.
The second book in the "Austen Project" series has been released, Val McDermid's modern take on Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey. The new release garnered a positive review in the New York Times Book Review, as quoted below:
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