Masterpieces of the English Short Novel: Nine Complete Short Novels

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"These nine novels are the best of the best--great writing by some of the most brilliant literary minds of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Samuel Johnson's biography of Richard Savage raises the life of a scoundrel to the level of great art; George Eliot profoundly influenced Henry James with her horror story The Lifted Veil; Le Fanu writes a "sinister but gracious" supernatural gothic; Joseph Conrad draws from his life as a sea captain in The Secret Sharer; Nightmare Abbey is Thomas Love Peacock's satire on his ...

Masterpieces of the English Short Novel: Nine Complete Short Novels 2014, Arcade Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781628724431

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