This book is a very intelligent and well written book....
Series: Valancourt Classics
Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Valancourt Books (July 20, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 3479518
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
In The Italian (1797), Ann Radcliffe pits a scheming noblewoman and a ruthless monk against young lovers trying to bridge seemingly insurmountable class differences. The scenes of sublime nature, mysterious groans, corrupt ecclesiastics, isolated fortifications, and Inquisitorial torture reveal eighteenth-century Gothic fiction at its finest. The Italian stands as the final and darkest work of England's most successful Gothic novelist, and it pre...