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Fatal Revenge

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I was grasped by an influence that froze me up. The cold and bony hand was on me; the blood in my veins thrilled and crept like the cold motion of a worm...I knew I was among the dead...

Written with the express desire to counter the comfortable familiarity with which ghost stories were being written, Fatal Revenge begins with an introduction by an anonymous Italian officer
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Paperback, 440 pages
Published June 30th 1994 by Alan Sutton Publishing Limited (first published 1806)
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May 11, 2015 Ignacio Senao f rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Al igual que la novela “La semilla del diablo”, esta spoilea con su título, pero en realidad eso es lo de menos.

Seguimos las andanzas de una familia a quienes sus miembros se les aparece un monje con una máscara, el que sólo les replica desdichas futuras. Ellos empiezan a huir de sus propiedades, pero por ello no les dejara de pasar cosas.

Al igual que en Melmoth, es narrado con historia dentro de otras, y mediante diarios. Una amplia variedad de estilos narrativos que tendrá que estar muy atento
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Apr 28, 2010 Surreysmum rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 1982, gothic, library
[These notes were made in 1982. I read the 1807 edition:]. To tell you the awful truth, I enjoyed this book immensely - more than Melmoth, which was too, too revolting in some places. This one was just revolting enough! The speeches in which Schemoli (Schemoli-Schedoni; I know) describes his life (?) as "goblin damned" are really quite impressive, and I had less trouble convincing myself that its underground mazes were tangible. Maturin has, I think - and it's hardly an original observation - a ...more
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Charles Maturin was an Irish Protestant clergyman (ordained by the Church of Ireland) and a writer of gothic plays and novels.

His first three works were published under the pseudonym Dennis Jasper Murphy and were critical and commercial failures. They did, however, catch the attention of Sir Walter Scott, who recommended Maturin's work to Lord Byron. With the help of these two literary luminaries,
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