Photo by Leah Kelley on Pexels.com
Northanger Abbey by the inimitable Jane Austen is a charming novel made even more wonderful by the novel’s heroine, Catherine Morland, who is darling. At least I think so.
Photo by Tobi on Pexels.com
Northanger Abbey is a satire and a fun poke on gothic novels. Jane Austen really was spectacularly genius. If you haven’t read it yet, then be prepared. Simply put, this novel contains a darling heroine with an oversized imagination, silly characters, loving parents, a thriller-like abbey, a handsome young hero (hello, Mr. Tilney), his ridiculous, callous brother and their mean father. What’s not to love about this novel?
Photo by NAUSHIL ANSARI on Pexels.com
“No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy, would have supposed her born to be a heroine.”
Photo by Flickr on Pexels.com
So, this brings us to our cup of tea. Which tea would go well with this over-the-top faux gothic tale?
Image via Fortnum & Mason, the best store in the whole wide world.
How about Fortnum’s Assam Superb? It’s dark and rich and full of flavor, just like Northanger Abbey.
I think this tea would make a fine cup of tea while you are reading (or watching) Northanger Abbey. What do you think?
You can read this novel for free at Project Guttenberg or you can buy this beautiful Penguin Clothbound Classics book on Amazon (affiliate link).
Also, because I like to be extra, there is a Pinterest board for this tea pairing. Happy Reading! xoxo, Jane
This post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. It doesn’t cost you anything extra to use the links, but it’s also ok if you don’t use the links. I’m just grateful you are here and reading my blog. xoxo, Jane