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For the first time in publishing history readers can enjoy the complete works of Sheridan Le Fanu, the leading ghost-story writer of the nineteenth century, whose groundbreaking works were central to the development of the Gothic genre in the Victorian era. This comprehensive eBook is complemented with numerous illustrations, informative introductions, scarce texts and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Le Fanu's life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 14 novels, with individual contents tables

* Rare novels like THE FORTUNES OF COLONEL TORLOGH O'BRIEN appearing for the first time in digital publishing history

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Several novels are fully illustrated with their original artwork

* Rare novellas from CHRONICLES OF GOLDEN FRIARS, available nowhere else

* The complete 54 short stories ñ with many supernatural tales appearing here for the first time

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Includes Le Fanu's poetry and memoir - spend hours exploring the author's diverse works

* Special criticism section, with two detailed essays evaluating Le Fanu's contribution to literature

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Novels

THE COCK AND ANCHOR

THE FORTUNES OF COLONEL TORLOGH O'BRIEN

THE HOUSE BY THE CHURCH-YARD

WYLDER'S HAND

UNCLE SILAS

GUY DEVERELL

ALL IN THE DARK

THE TENANTS OF MALORY

A LOST NAME

HAUNTED LIVES

THE WYVERN MYSTERY

CHECKMATE

THE ROSE AND THE KEY

WILLING TO DIE


The Shorter Fiction

THE PURCELL PAPERS

GHOST STORIES AND TALES OF MYSTERY

GHOSTLY TALES

CHRONICLES OF GOLDEN FRIARS

IN A GLASS DARKLY

SPALATRO

A STABLE FOR NIGHTMARES

UNCOLLECTED TALES


The TALES

LIST OF TALES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF TALES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Poems

THE POETRY OF SHERIDAN LE FANU


The Criticism

A FORGOTTEN CREATOR OF GHOSTS: JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU, POSSIBLE INSPIRER OF THE BRONTÀS by Edna Kenton

SHERIDAN LE FANU by E. F. Benson


The Memoir

MEMOIR OF JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU


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GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
April 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
5,203
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
15.6
MB

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