Gaston de Blondeville or, The Court of Henry III ; Keeping festival in Ardenne, a romance ; St. Alban"s Abbey, a metrical tale ; with some metrical pieces by Ann Radcliffe

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Published by Henry Colburn in London .

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Statementby Anne Radcliffe ; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author, with extracts from her journals. Vol.3.
ContributionsColburn, Henry, d. 1855, bookseller., S. and R. Bentley
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 375p. ;
Number of Pages375
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Open LibraryOL16335715M

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Page 10 - Radcliffe accompanied her husband on a tour through Holland and the western frontier of Germany, returning down the Rhine.

This was the first and only occasion, on which she quitted England; though the vividness of her descriptions of Italy, Switzerland, and the south of France, in which her scenes are principally laid, induced a general belief, that she had visited those countries.

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Festivities abound, wine flows copiously, and spirits are high as the King and his subjects prepare to celebrate the nuptials of Sir Gaston de Blondeville. But the joyous mood is interrupted when a merchant, Hugh Woodreeve, comes distraught before the King to demand justice.

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Revealing political historical and religious aspects of contemporary age the story presents an amalgamation of suspense and mystery. Ann Radcliffe (born Ann Ward, 9 July – 7 February ) was an English author and pioneer of Gothic fiction. Her technique of explaining apparently supernatural elements in her novels has been credited with gaining Gothic fiction respectability in the s.

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