Castle of Otranto JES 18 by Horace Walpole
  

Castle of Otranto JES 18

Horace Walpole

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Castle of Otranto JES 18 by Horace Walpole

The Castle of Otranto is generally regarded as the first gothic novel. It tells the story of Manfred, lord of the castle, and his family. The book begins on the wedding-day of his sickly son Conrad and princess Isabella. Shortly before the wedding, however, Conrad is crushed to death by a gigantic helmet that falls on him from above. This horrifying event sets up the action to follow.

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eBook

Author

Horace Walpole
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Publisher

Classic Comic Store Ltd. Classic Comic Store Ltd.

Publication date

13th January 2014

ISBN

9781681000107



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