Melmoth the Wanderer

Paperback | July 12, 2008

byCharles MaturinEditorDouglas GrantIntroduction byChris Baldick

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Written by an eccentric Anglican curate, Melmoth the Wanderer (1820) brought the terrors of the Gothic novel to a new fever pitch of intensity. Its tormented villain seeks a victim to release from his fatal pact with the devil, and Maturin's bizarre narrative structure whirls the reader fromrural Ireland to an idyllic Indian island, from a London madhouse to the dungeons of the Spanish inquisition.

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Written by an eccentric Anglican curate, Melmoth the Wanderer (1820) brought the terrors of the Gothic novel to a new fever pitch of intensity. Its tormented villain seeks a victim to release from his fatal pact with the devil, and Maturin's bizarre narrative structure whirls the reader fromrural Ireland to an idyllic Indian island, f...

Douglas Grant, now deceased, was a Professor at Leeds University. Chris Baldick, Ormskirk author of 'In Frankenstein's Shadow', is Senior Lecturer in English, Edge Hill College of Higher Education

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.02 inPublished:July 12, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199540292

ISBN - 13:9780199540297

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