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Zastrozzi a romance by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Published by Hesperus in London .
Written in English


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Originally published: London: G. Wilkie and J. Robinson, 1810.

StatementPercy Bysshe Shelley ; [foreword by Germaine Greer]
Series100 pages
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18683056M
ISBN 101843910292

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  This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A true curiosity of literature is Shelley's first published book--one of "a great many" (so says Lady Shelley) which he composed about this time, when he was just sixteen years old.3/5(1). Zastrozzi, the arch-villain of the tale, is sworn to avenge the wrongs done to his mother. Prepared to go to any lengths to execute his horrific plans, he enlists the help of the willing Matilda. Together, they vow to destroy Verezzi and Julia, the subjects of their wrath, and embark upon a fateful chain of events that can lead only to : Percy Bysshe Shelley. Product Information 'Zastrozzi' is Shelley's first published novel and a work of pure Gothic fantasy. Melodramatic in the extreme, it is a fascinating and entertaining piece with many glimpses of Shelley's later poetic genius. Zastrozzi, who, however, was well acquainted with it, gloomily answered, "I know not." Swiftly they travelled during the whole of the day, over which nature seemed to have drawn her most gloomy curtainThey stopped occasionally at inns to change horses and obtain refreshments.

Wikipedia Book - Zastrozzi, A Romance. M4B audio book (mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Zastrozzi, A Romance. Percy Bysshe SHELLEY ( - ) “Would Julia of Strobazzo’s heart was reeking on my dagger!”. Zastrozzi, Shelley's first published novel, is a work of pure Gothic fantasy. Zastrozzi, the arch-villain of the tale, is sworn to avenge the wrongs done to his mother. Prepared to go to any lengths to execute his horrific plans, he enlists the help of the willing Matilda.   In , while still at Eton, Percy Bysshe Shelley published Zastrozzi, the first of his two early Gothic prose published the second, St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian, a year sensationalist novels present some of Shelley’s earliest thoughts on irresponsible self-indulgence and violent revenge, and offer remarkable insight into an imagination that is Brand: Broadview Press. In , while still at Eton, Percy Bysshe Shelley published Zastrozzi, the first of his two early Gothic prose romances. He published the second, St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian, a year later. These sensationalist novels present some of Shelley’s earliest thoughts on irresponsible self-indulgence and violent revenge, and offer remarkable insight into an imagination that is .