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The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole
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The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century... More > and early 19th century. Thus, Walpole, by extension, is arguably the forerunner to such authors as Charles Robert Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier.< Less
The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole
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The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century... More > and early 19th century. Thus, Walpole, by extension, is arguably the forerunner to such authors as Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier.< Less
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A story of love and betrayal, the count Manfred seeks to marry his brother’s widow Isabella who shows little interest in the new king. Manfred tries to persuade her to come out of the church... More > she has taken refuge in when a mysterious army with strange interest in the marriage issue invades Manfred’s realm. Who are these strange knights, and who is this Theodore that seeks to protect Isabella within the place she has taken sanctuary?< Less
THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO By HORACE WALPOLE
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The Castle of Otranto contains 34 beautiful artworks illustrated by Babette van den Berg.
The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole
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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... More > 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....< Less
Castle of Otranto By HORACE WALPOLE
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HORACE WALPOLE Castle of Otranto Horace Walpole, the third son of Sir Robert Walpole, was born in 1717. After finishing his education at Eton and Cambridge, he travelled abroad for some years,... More > principally in Italy, where he seems to have acquired those tastes for which he afterwards became so well known. He returned to England in 1741, and took his seat in parliament, but he had no taste for politics, and six years later he purchased a piece of ground near Twickenham, and made the principal occupation of his life the erection and decoration of his famous mansion--"Strawberry. Hill." "The Castle of Otranto" appeared in 1764. It was described as a "Gothic Story translated by William Marshal Gent, from the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Nicholas at Otranto." But, emboldened by the success of the work, Walpole in the second edition acknowledged that he himself was the author.< Less
The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole
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The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century... More > and early 19th century. Thus, Walpole, by extension, is arguably the forerunner to such authors as Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier.< Less
The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole & Raymon Davisson
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The following work was found in the library of an ancient Catholic family in the north of England. It was printed at Naples, in the black letter, in the year 1529. How much sooner it was written... More > does not appear. The principal incidents are such as were believed in the darkest ages of Christianity; but the language and conduct have nothing that savours of barbarism.< Less

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