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In a Glass Darkly collects together five short stories from gothic horror and mystery writer Sheridan Le Fanu. The book, published in 1872 a year before Le Fanu's death, is named from a passage in Corinthians which speaks of humankind perceiving the...
Previously published in the print anthology The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.The narrator is startled by a vision in his mirror: He sees a man with a scarred neck strangling a beautiful blonde. He later meets the woman in his vision, Sylvia, and...
Fanu, Joseph Sheridan Le(9847264)
In Styria, we, though by no means magnificent people, inhabit a castle, or schloss. A small income, in that part of the world, goes a great way. Eight or nine hundred a year does wonders. Scantily enough ours would have answered among wealthy people...
Le Fanu,J. Sheridan(2871424)
`the ideal reading...for the hours after midnight' Thus Henry James described the style of supernatural tale of which Sheridan Le Fanu was a master. Known in nineteenth-century Dublin as `The Invisible Prince' because of his reclusive and nocturnal...sob encomenda
Le Fanu J.S.(3107627)
In this collection of stories Le Fanu depicts the desperation and frustrations of life and its effects on people. There is in-depth characterization and deep analysis of characters whose suicidal tendencies lead to their unnatural deaths. The...
Fanu,Joseph Sheridan Le(9687653)
Though carefully educated in medicine and surgery, I have never practised either. The study of each continues, nevertheless, to interest me profoundly. Neither idleness nor caprice caused my secession from the honourable calling which I had just...
Fanu, Joseph Sheridan Le(9846390)
The curious case which I am about to place before you, is referred to, very pointedly, and more than once, in the extraordinary Essay upon the drugs of the Dark and the Middle Ages, from the pen of Doctor Hesselius.
This book contains a critical dialogue between practical theology and biblical hermeneutics and considers the role of emotional engagement and critical understanding in biblical interpretation.