Paul Clifford

Paul Clifford

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'It was a dark and stormy night'. Paul Clifford leads a double life. By day, he is a fashionable man about town, the toast of genteel society. By night, he is 'Captain Lovett', a dashing masked highwayman, robbing unsuspecting travellers on moonlit roads with his band of fellow brigands. When Clifford falls in love with the beautiful, auburn-haired Lucy, the daughter of a wealthy squire, he wonders if he should abandon his life of vice. But there are many obstacles in his path: his sly love rival Lord Mauleverer, dark secrets from the past, and the threat of the hangman's noose...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 111 x 181 x 29mm | 326g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141191880
  • 9780141191881
  • 428,999

About Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton (25 May, 1803-18 January, 1873), was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night."
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73 ratings
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5 18% (13)
4 38% (28)
3 23% (17)
2 14% (10)
1 7% (5)
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