The Mysteries of Udolpho

The Mysteries of Udolpho : a Romance

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'Emily's face was stained with blood...' Beautiful young heiress Emily St. Aubert is frightened when she finds herself orphaned and in the hands of her cold and distant aunt, Madame Cheron. But her fear turns to terror when Madame Cheron agrees to marry the haughty and brooding Signor Montoni, and she finds herself trapped in the castle Udolpho, threatened by Montoni's terrible greed and haunted by the secrets of the medieval fortress. Will Emily find the strength to survive this place of nightmares? Or will Montoni and his wicked schemes destroy her completely?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 880 pages
  • 110 x 180 x 56mm | 539.77g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0141191937
  • 9780141191935
  • 191,341

About Ann Radcliffe

Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) was the leading exponent of Gothic fiction. During her lifetime she published five novels including A Sicilian Romance (1790), The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) and The Italian (1797), as well as a collection of European travel writings. Her novels were immensely popular and much imitated.
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