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Melmoth the Wanderer is a dark Faustian tale in the gothic style. It is the story of a man who sells his soul to the devil for an extra 150 years of life, a pact he can get out of only if he persuades another soul to take his place. Melmoth travels to the depths of human misery and despair in the attempt to find someone desperate enough to make such a devilish bargain. This work was a huge hit in the nineteenth century and highly innovative for its time, as it tells its story as a series of flashbacks and embedded tales, with different narrators and viewpoints. It is full of extravagant prose, convoluted plotting and archaic language - totally different to a modern novel, but highly rewarding to the dedicated reader. This is a new, unabridged edition (not a scan) of the original four-volume novel of 1820 from Benediction Classics.

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ISBN:
9781849025126
Author:
Maturin, Charles Robert
Publisher:
Benediction Classics
Subject:
Horror - General
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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