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Wealth and Notoriety: the extraordinary families of William Levy and Charles Lewis of London
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This book is much more than just a catalogue of genealogical facts, dates and events. It reveals an extraordinary family with noteworthy individuals in almost every branch. Some were wealthy; some... More > were notorious. Their activities frequently surfaced in the courts and in newspapers.
Their wealth originated from a London Jewish couple, William and Elizabeth Levy, whose ‘disorderly house’ attracted the attention of an 1817 House of Commons enquiry. Later generations were able to enter more respectable professions; they became lawyers, businessmen, theatre owners, military heroes, pioneering adventurers, actors, writers and artists.
Amongst those mentioned are: William Levy, Charles Lewis, Lawrence Isaac Nathan, Laurence Hanray, Lawrence Levy, Edward Lawrence Levy, Robert Neck, Frank Van Neck, Morrice Levy, Henry Harris, Samuel Harris, Alan King-Hamilton, Edward Dillon Lewis, Charles Wray Lewis, Ernest Lewis, Donald Swain Lewis, Edward Tyrrell Lewis, Somers Reginald Lewis, Arthur Percy Lewis.< Less
Matthew Gregory Lewis, Collection
Matthew Gregory Lewis (9 July 1775 – 16 May 1818) was an English novelist and dramatist, often referred to as "Monk" Lewis, because of the success of his classic Gothic novel, The... More > Monk.
As a writer, Lewis is typically classified as writing in the horror-gothic genre along with authors Charles Robert Maturin and Mary Shelley. Though he was most assuredly influenced by Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho and William Godwin’s Caleb Williams, taking Radcliffe’s obsession with the supernatural and Godwin’s narrative drive and interest in crime and punishment, Lewis differed with his literary approach.
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The Monk; a romance
The Castle Spectre
Mistrust, or Blanche and Osbright
The Bravo of Venice< Less
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
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Alice in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a... More > fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children.< Less
Lewis Carroll, antología
El libro Lewis Carroll reúne todos los escritos fantásticos del famoso escritor Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 – 1898), diácono anglicano, lógico, matemático... More > y fotógrafo conocido como Lewis Carroll y, sobre todo, por su obra Alicia en el país de las maravillas y su secuela, Alicia a través del espejo.
En este libro:
Alicia en el país de las maravillas.
Alicia a través del espejo y lo que Alicia encontró allí.
El abismo en el tiempo.
La caza del Snark.< Less
Greatest Works of Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, Rhyme? and Reason? & The Hunting of the Snark
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. From a young age, Dodgson wrote... More > poetry and short stories; most of this output was humorous, sometimes satirical, but his standards and ambitions were exacting. This selection contains his best works: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, Rhyme? and Reason? (Phantasmagoria) & The Hunting of the Snark; illustrated by John Tenniel and others great artists.< Less