Chapter 14 Summary

The following morning, Catherine waits for Henry and Eleanor Tilney to show up for their planned walk. All the while, Catherine is very nervous that her brother, Isabella, and John Thorpe will come around and insist that she go with them to Blaize Castle. She is relieved when she sees no sign of them.

Soon the Tilneys arrive. She leaves with them, happy to finally have time to get to better know the brother and sister. Some of the initial topics that they discuss include what the three of them enjoy reading. Catherine confesses her love of Radcliffe’s writing, especially The Mysteries of Udolpho. To her surprise, Henry Tilney says this novel is one of his favorites. He says that he could not put the...

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