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The History of Caliph Vathek - William Beckford
 

The History of Caliph VathekWilliam Beckford

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. Translation of Vathek

The History of Caliph Vathek
William Beckford
Public Domain Books , English
Shorter Novels, Eighteenth C... - Samuel Johnson, Horace Walpo...
 

Shorter Novels, Eighteenth C...Samuel Johnson, Horace Walpo...

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia; The Castle of Otranto, a Gothic Story; Vathek, an Arabian Tale
Samuel Johnson, Horace Walpole, William Beckford
English
The Music of Melancholy - MB Walsh
 

The Music of MelancholyMB Walsh

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A Kindle Single Praise for the Music of Melancholy “This story shocked me to the core. The ending is so unexpected it left me reeling.” - Kate O’Hearn, bestselling author of the Pegasus series.

The unnatural and the macabre waltz to an eer… more

The Music of Melancholy
MB Walsh
English
The History of the Caliph Vathek - William Beckford
 

The History of the Caliph VathekWilliam Beckford

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William Beckford was an English novelist who wrote the classic Gothic novel The History of the Caliph Vathek. This edition includes a table of contents.

The History of the Caliph Vathek
William Beckford
Heraklion Press , English
The World's Greatest Books, ... - Jane Austen, R.D. Blackmore
 

The World's Greatest Books, ...Jane Austen, R.D. Blackmore

The World’s Greatest Books, Vol. I Fiction” includes abridgements of the following books: Edmond About’s (1828-1885) King of the Mountains, Harrison Ainsworth’s (1805-1882) Tower of London, Hans Christian Andersen’s (1805-1875) Improvisat… more

The World’s Greatest Books, Vol. I Fiction (Abridged)
Jane Austen, R.D. Blackmore
B&R Samizdat Express , English
50 Classic Horror Books - Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, H...
 

50 Classic Horror BooksBram Stoker, Mary Shelley, H...

Before there was Twilight, Anne Rice, or Stephen King, there was H.P. Lovecraft, J. Sheridan LeFanu, and Bram Stoker—discover here 50 chilling tales that inspired horror and gothic writers alike for generations to come. An active table of … more

50 Classic Horror Books
Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, H.P. Lovecraft, Golgotha Press
Golgotha Press , English
Vathek -  William Beckford
 

Vathek William Beckford

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VATHEK. Vathek, ninth caliph of the race of the Abassides, was the son of Motassem, and the grandson of Haroun al Raschid. From an early accession to the throne, and the talents he possessed to adorn it, his subjects were induced to exp… more

Vathek
William Beckford
English
Vathek : An Arabian Tale - William Beckford
 

Vathek : An Arabian TaleWilliam Beckford

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VATHEK, ninth Caliph of the race of the Abassides, was the son of Motassem, and the grandson of Haroun Al Raschid. From an early accession to the throne, and the talents he possessed to adorn it, his subjects were induced to expect that hi… more

Vathek : An Arabian Tale
William Beckford
English
Dreams Waking Thoughts and I... - William Beckford
 

Dreams Waking Thoughts and I...William Beckford

June 19th, 1780.—Shall I tell you my dreams—To give an account of my time is doing, I assure you, but little better.”

Dreams Waking Thoughts and Incidents
William Beckford
English
Dreams, Waking Thoughts and ... - William Beckford
 

Dreams, Waking Thoughts and ...William Beckford

a few of the many mysteries of life

Dreams, Waking Thoughts and Incidents; a series of letters from various parts of Europe
William Beckford
English
Italy: with sketches of Spai... - William Beckford
 

Italy: with sketches of Spai...William Beckford

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Italy: with sketches of Spain and Portugal, by the author of ‘Vathek.’ 2 v
William Beckford
Old Classics , English
The History of the Caliph Vathek - William Beckford
 

The History of the Caliph VathekWilliam Beckford

INTRODUCTIONWilliam Beckford, born in 1759, the year before the accession of KingGeorge the Third, was the son of an Alderman who became twice Lord Mayorof London. His family, originally of Gloucestershire, had thriven by theplantations in… more

The History of the Caliph Vathek
William Beckford
English
The History of the Caliph Vathek - : William Beckford
 

The History of the Caliph Vathek: William Beckford

Vathek, ninth Caliph of the race of the Abassides, was the son of Motassem, and the grandson of Haroun Al Raschid. From an early accession to the throne, and the talents he possessed to adorn it, his subjects were induced to expect that his… more

The History of the Caliph Vathek
: William Beckford
English
Italy; with sketches of Spai... - William  Beckford
 

Italy; with sketches of Spai...William Beckford

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Excerpt:Ostend, 21st June, 1780.WE had a rough passage, and arrived at this imperial haven in a piteous condition. Notwithstanding its renown and importance, it is but a scurvy place—preposterous Flemish roofs disgust your eyes when cast up… more

Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal
William Beckford
English
Vathek - William Beckford
 

VathekWilliam Beckford

Vathek (1786), originally written in French, remains one of the strangest eighteenth-century novels and one of the most difficult to classify. Perverse and grotesque comedy alternates with scenes of ‘oriental’ magnificence and evocative bea… more

Vathek
William Beckford
Oxford University Press, USA , English
Tales of the Grotesque, by M... - Ambrose Bierce, William Beck...
 

Tales of the Grotesque, by M...Ambrose Bierce, William Beck...

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Tales of the Grotesque is an anthology of classic horror tales including:An Occurrence at Owl Creek, Ambrose Bierce 1890The History of the Caliph Vathek, William Beckford 1887Carmilla, J. Sheridan Le Fanu 1872The Murders in the Rue Morgue, … more

Tales of the Grotesque, by Masters of Horror
Ambrose Bierce, William Beckford, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Edgar Allan Poe
English
Turns of the Screw: The Ulti... - Robert Louis Stevenson, Loui...
 

Turns of the Screw: The Ulti...Robert Louis Stevenson, Loui...

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People have been enjoyed spinning good horror yarns since humans heard the first bump in the night, so naturally the dawn of the modern novel was followed immediately by the dawn of the gothic novel filled with the ghosts and monsters from … more

Turns of the Screw: The Ultimate Collection of Classic Horror Including Dracula, Frankenstein, Edgar Allan Poe, Louisa May Alcott, Henry James, Robert … Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, Ann Radcliffe & More
Robert Louis Stevenson, Louisa May Alcott, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Sheridan Le Fanu, Ann Radcliffe, Henry James, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe
Doublethumb Press , English
The History of the Caliph Va... - William Beckford
 

The History of the Caliph Va...William Beckford

The History of the Caliph Vathek (Annotated)Large Type EditionEdited by Small Leaf

The History of the Caliph Vathek (Annotated) (Large Type Print)
William Beckford
English
The Best of Gothic Fiction - Bram Stoker, Henry James, Ga...
 

The Best of Gothic FictionBram Stoker, Henry James, Ga...

Some of the best classics of Gothic fiction (being a mixture of horror and romance) are included in this collection (with an active table of contents):The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole,Vathek, William Beckford, The Mysteries of Udolp… more

The Best of Gothic Fiction
Bram Stoker, Henry James, Gaston Leroux, Mary Shelley, William Beckford
English
THE HISTORY OF THE CALIPH VATHEK - William Beckford
 

THE HISTORY OF THE CALIPH VATHEKWilliam Beckford

Vathek is an Arabian tale with oriental setting, characters, oriental cultures. and myth. It is also a Gothic novel because of the supernatural, ghosts, spirits, and the terror it tries to induce on the reader. William Beckford was an Eng… more

THE HISTORY OF THE CALIPH VATHEK
William Beckford
Classics-Unbound , English

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