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A Sicilian Romance - a book by Radcliffe, Ann

A Sicilian Romance

A Sicilian Romance( )
Author: Radcliffe, Ann
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.95
Book Description:

A Sicilian Romance is a gothic novel by Ann Radcliffe. It was her second published work, and was first published anonymously in 1790. The plot concerns the fallen nobility of the house of Mazzini, on the northern shore of Sicily, as related by a tourist who learns of their turbulent history from a monk he meets at the ruins of their once-magnificent castle.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Gothic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.28 Inches
Book Weight:0.53 Pounds
Author Biography
Radcliffe, Ann (Author)
Ann Radcliffe was born Ann Ward in England on July 9, 1764. She was the only child of William Ward and Anne Oates Ward. In 1788 she married William Radcliffe. They had no children.

Ann published The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne in 1789. Other works include A Sicilian Romance, The Romance of the Forest, The Mysteries of Udolpho, and The Italian. She found much success with The Romance of the Forest and it established her as a Gothic novelist. Her later novels influenced other authors including Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, and Mary Wollstonecraft.

She died on February 7, 1823 from respiratory problems.


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