Rookwood  (Historical Novel) Rookwood  (Historical Novel)

Rookwood (Historical Novel‪)‬

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Publisher Description

William Harrison Ainsworth's 'Rookwood' is a captivating historical novel set in the late 18th century that intertwines romance, mystery, and Gothic elements. The narrative follows the tale of a legendary highwayman Dick Turpin who becomes embroiled in a web of deceit and revenge. Ainsworth's literary style is characterized by rich descriptions of the English countryside and the meticulous depiction of social customs of the time, making the story both immersive and educational for the reader. Within the context of Victorian literature, 'Rookwood' stands out for its blend of historical accuracy and thrilling storytelling. Ainsworth, known for his historical fiction, was inspired to write 'Rookwood' by the resurgence of interest in legendary outlaws and the romanticization of the past during the 19th century. His meticulous research and attention to detail shine through in the vivid portrayal of characters and settings, creating a world that feels both authentic and fantastical. Ainsworth's passion for history and storytelling is evident throughout the novel, making 'Rookwood' a must-read for fans of historical fiction and Gothic literature. I highly recommend 'Rookwood' to readers who appreciate a well-crafted historical novel with strong Gothic elements. Ainsworth's masterful storytelling, combined with the exciting plot and memorable characters, makes this novel a timeless classic that continues to captivate readers today.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
17 December
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
468
Pages
PUBLISHER
Musaicum Books
SIZE
2.5
MB

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