Item description for The Castle of Otranto (Classic Literature with Classical Music) by Horace Walpole...
"The Castle of Otranto" is regarded as the first Gothic novel. The son of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, is mysteriously killed on his wedding day by a huge helmet. The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder and supernatural phenomena unfolding in an atmosphere of thunderclaps, moonlight, and dark castle walls - mirroring the inner turmoils of the characters themselves.
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Naxos of America
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.35" Width: 4.88" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Publisher Naxos of America
ISBN 9626343796 ISBN13 9789626343791
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More About Horace Walpole
Horace Walpole (1717-97), 4th Earl of Orford, was the son of the Whig Prime Minister, Robert Walpole. In 1747 he moved to Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, which he transformed into his "little Gothic castle." He was at the centre of literary and political society and an arbiter of taste. He is remembered for his witty letters to a wide circle of friends. Michael Gamer is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of "Romanticism and the Gothic."
Horace Walpole lived in London. Horace Walpole was born in 1717 and died in 1797.
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