Charles Robert Maturin Melmoth the Wanderer Book

Charles Robert Maturin Melmoth the Wanderer Book

Melmoth the Wanderer

Created by an Irish clergyman, Melmoth is one of the most fiendish characters in literature In a satanic bargain, Melmoth exchanges his soul for immortality The story of his tortured wanderings through the centuries is pieced together through those who have been implored by Melmoth to take over his pact with the devil Influenced by the Gothic romances of the late 18th c Created by an Irish clergyman, Melmoth is one of the most fiendish characters in literature In a satanic bargain, Melmoth exchanges his soul for immortality The story of his tortured wanderings through the centuries is pieced together through those who have been implored by Melmoth to take over his pact with the devil Influenced by the Gothic romances of the late 18th century, Maturin s diabolic tale raised the genre to a new and macabre pitch Its many admirers include Poe, Balzac, Oscar Wilde and Baudelaire

Title : Melmoth the Wanderer
Author :  Charles Robert Maturin
Language : English
Isbn : 014044761X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 659 pages

Rating: 4.4

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