Crotchet Castle (Dodo Press)
By (author) Thomas Love Peacock
Format: Paperback / softback
Normal Price: $27.28
Your Price: $24.55 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.73! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.23 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Crotchet Castle (Dodo Press) by Thomas Love Peacock
Book DescriptionThomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) was an English satirist and author. Peacock was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. He wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting - characters at a table discussing and criticizing the philosophical opinions of the day. He worked for the British East India Company. His own place in literature is pre-eminently that of a satirist. That he has nevertheless been the favourite only of the few is owing partly to the highly intellectual quality of his work, but mainly to his lack of ordinary qualifications of the novelist, all pretension to which he entirely disclaims. He has no plot, little human interest, and no consistent delineation of character. His personages are mere puppets, or, at best, incarnations of abstract qualities such as grace or beauty. His comedy is Aristophanic. He suffers from that dramatist's faults and, though not as daring in invention, shares many of his strengths. His works include Headlong Hall (1815), Nightmare Abbey (1818), Maid Marian (1822), The Misfortunes of Elphin (1829), Crotchet Castle (1831), and Gryll Grange (1861).
Buy Crotchet Castle (Dodo Press) book by Thomas Love Peacock from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781406583427
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas Love Peacock
Nightmare Abbey, Hardback (December 2016)
The first fully comprehensive scholarly edition of Thomas Love Peacock's third novel, Nightmare Abbey (1818).
Crotchet Castle, Hardback (December 2016)
The first fully comprehensive scholarly edition of Thomas Love Peacock's sixth novel, Crotchet Castle (1831).
Castle of Otranto/nightmare Abbey/Vathek, Paperback (August 2009)View all books by Thomas Love Peacock
Three classic Gothic novels: Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, Thomas Love Peacock's Nightmare Abbey and William Beckford's Vathek
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crotchet Castle (Dodo Press) book by Thomas Love Peacock and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.