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The romance of the forest

Author: Ann Radcliffe; Chloe Chard
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Set in a Roman Catholic Europe of violent passions and extreme oppression, the novel follows the fate of its heroine Adeline, who is mysteriously placed under the protection of a family fleeing Paris for debt. They take refuge in a ruined abbey in south-eastern France, where sinister relics of the past--a skeleton, a manuscript, and a rusty dagger--are discovered in concealed rooms. Adeline finds herself at the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Radcliffe; Chloe Chard
ISBN: 0192837133 9780192837134
OCLC Number: 41474022
Description: xxx, 397 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Note on the Text --
Select Bibliography --
A Chronology of Ann Radcliffe. THE ROMANCE OF THE FOREST. Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Ann Radcliffe ; edited with an introduction by Chloe Chard.


This Gothic mystery was Mrs Radcliffe's first novel and was considered by contemporary critics to be her finest.  Read more...


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