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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
William Beckford (The Lewis ... - Perry Gauci

William Beckford (The Lewis ...Perry Gauci

This first-ever biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own time, Beckford was seen as a metaphor for the dramatic changes occurring during… more

William Beckford (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
Perry Gauci
Yale University Press , English
William Beckford's 'Vathek':... - Marvin Hanisch

William Beckford's 'Vathek':...Marvin Hanisch

Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Passau, language: English, abstract: Die vorliegende Arbeit behandelt den Gothic Novel “Vathek” von William Beck… more

William Beckford’s ‘Vathek’: Moral, Immoral or Ironic? (Aus der Reihe: e-fellows.net stipendiaten-wissen)
Marvin Hanisch
GRIN Verlag GmbH , English
He Leadeth Me: A story of ho... - William Beckford

He Leadeth Me: A story of ho...William Beckford

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In this gripping and yet captivating account of a compelling true life story, William Beckford enthralls his audience with a story that will live with you - forever. He will transport you into his life and travel with him from his innocent… more

He Leadeth Me: A story of how good overcame evil
William Beckford
iUniverse , English
Vathek [Annotated] (Civitas ... - William Beckford

Vathek [Annotated] (Civitas ...William Beckford

Vathek, a Muslim Caliph, seeks supernatural help to enhance his worldly power and prestige. As his morality and inhibitions erode away, Vathek renounces his religion and traffics with the demon Eblis as he seeks ultimate power.

Vathek [Annotated] (Civitas Library Classics)
William Beckford
Civitas Media LLC , English
Vathek - William Beckford

VathekWilliam Beckford

One of the strangest and most unforgettable eighteenth-century novels, Vathek is a wild Gothic fantasy whose sensuous imagination and grotesque comedy have inspired writers from Byron to Lovecraft. The Caliph Vathek is dissolute and debauch… more

William Beckford
Vathek: Translated from the ... - William Beckford

Vathek: Translated from the ...William Beckford

No editorial review available.
Vathek: Translated from the original French
William Beckford
Old Classics , English
The History of the Caliph Vathek - William Beckford

The History of the Caliph VathekWilliam Beckford

William 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 Jamaica; and… more

The History of the Caliph Vathek
William Beckford
Vathek (Oxford World's Classics) - William Beckford, Roger Lonsdale

Vathek (Oxford World's Classics)William Beckford, Roger Lonsdale

Beckford’s Gothic novel, “Vathek”, an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who makes a pact with the Devil, Eblis

Vathek (Oxford World’s Classics)
William Beckford, Roger Lonsdale
OUP Oxford , 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
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
William Beckford: Composing ... - Timothy Mowl

William Beckford: Composing ...Timothy Mowl

William Beckford had two lives: one real and sensational, the other an elegant forgery he invented in retirement after the young Disraeli mischievously sent him a homoerotic epic based loosely on Beckford’s own career. Biographers have been… more

William Beckford: Composing for Mozart
Timothy Mowl
Faber Finds , English
Italy: with sketches of Spai... - William Beckford

Italy: with sketches of Spai...William Beckford

No editorial review available.
Italy: with sketches of Spain and Portugal, by the author of ‘Vathek.’ 2 v
William Beckford
Old Classics , English

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