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Seven Gothic Tales

Seven Gothic Tales

Author: Isak Dinesen
Series: Modern Classics Ser.
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1988. A paperback copy in very good condition.

Description

Romantics, adventurers, sensualists, melancholics and dreamers inhabit the bizarre and exotic world conjured up in these seven tales, whose settings range from Tuscany and Elsinore to a dhow on its way from Lamu to Zanzibar. Proclaimed a masterpiece on its publication in 1934, this collection is shot through with themes of love and desire - from the maiden lady who now believes herself to have been the grand courtesan of her time, the Count whose wife is so jealous that she cannot bear him to admire her jewels, and Lincoln Forsner, an Englishman whose search for a woman he met in a brothel leads him into many strange adventures.

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General Fields

  • : 9780140019520
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : May 1988
  • : ---length:- '19'width:- '13'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : 823
  • : Paperback
  • : Isak Dinesen