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The Castle of Otranto

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Contains 36 illustrations by Babette van den Berg. The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole.The Castle of Otranto tells the story of Manfred, lord of the castle, and his family. The book begins on the wedding-day of his sickly son Conrad and princess Isabella. Shortly before the wedding, however, Conrad is crushed to death by a gigantic helmet that falls on him from above. This inexplicable event is particularly ominous in light of an ancient prophecy "That the castle and lordship of Otranto should pass from the present family, whenever the real owner should be grown too large to inhabit it." Manfred, terrified that Conrad's death signals the beginning of the end for his line. He becomes obsessed with the idea of ending his marriage with Hippolita in pursuit of the much younger Isabella....
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Product Details

ISBN
9781471754050
Publisher
B. van den Berg
Published
February 16, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
20.77 MB

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Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Flowing Text
Printable? Yes
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