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Anaconda

Anaconda (ISBN10: 1592243274; ISBN13: 9781592243273)
ISBN13: 978-1592243273
ISBN10: 1592243274

Summary: Horror in literature attains a new malignity in the work of Matthew Gregory Lewis (1773-1818), whose novel The Monk (1796) achieved marvelous popularity and earned him the nickname 'Monk' Lewis. This young author, educated in Germany and saturated with a body of wild Teuton lore unknown to Mrs. Radcliffe, turned to terror in forms more violent than his gentle predecessor had ever dared to think of; and produced as a result a masterpiece of active nightmare whose general Gothic cast is spiced wit
h added stores of ghoulishness... THE ANACONDA: a tale ofreptilian terror from the author of THE MONK.
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Summary: Horror in literature attains a new malignity in the work of Matthew Gregory Lewis (1773-1818), whose novel The Monk (1796) achieved marvelous popularity and earned him the nickname 'Monk' Lewis. This young author, educated in Germany and saturated with a body of wild Teuton lore unknown to Mrs. Radcliffe, turned to terror in forms more violent than his gentle predecessor had ever dared to think of; and produced as a result a masterpiece of active nightmare whose general Gothic cast is spiced with added stores of ghoulishness... THE ANACONDA: a tale ofreptilian terror from the author of THE MONK....show less

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Publisher: Wildside Press
Year Published: 2003
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