The House by the Churchyard by J., Sheridan Le Fanu

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Fantasy - Dark/Horror,
  • Horror - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Horror,
  • Fiction-Fantasy - Dark/Horror,
  • Fiction-Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Horror,
  • Horror

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8898102M
ISBN 101598182250
ISBN 109781598182255
OCLC/WorldCa276369152

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The House by the Churchyard was his first gothic novel, but it was unlike his other gothic novels due to the comical nature of the work. Although the gothic elements are indeed present, the humor which is found within this text is truly delightful; I could not help but to chuckle at a few select scenes/5(15).

"House by the Churchyard" starts with graves, re-opened crypts, and mystery. LeFanu promptly drops it to pile farce upon farce. Much of the book relates how the residents of this small town wage "war" on each other, similar to "Lucia and Mapp."/5(15).

Horrors like this one, The House by the Churchyard -- a thrilling, haunting tale that remains in the memory long after the lights go out. Set in Chapelizod in Dublin (where LeFanu lived for some time) it was an important source for James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.

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Nice chapbook edition of Gray's Elegy, published in Brisbane by Jackson & O'Sullivan; green printed wraps with country churchyard motif to front, saddle-stitch binding, yapp edges, the text of the poem being printed on the same green paper; scattered foxing, o.w.

Very Good throughout; light-medium foxing to wraps, minor stain to lower rear edge. —Some talk about the haunted house—being, as I suppose only old woman's tales: XII. —Some odd facts about the Tiled House—being a authentic narrative of the ghost of a hand: XIII.

—In which the rector visits the Tiled House and I.: —The rector's night-walk to his church. "The House by the Churchyard" () represented a pivotal point in Le Fanu's career and one of his best novels. Being one of the first results of a newly found urge to writing fiction, it combines aspects typical of his previous historical novels, i.e.

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The setting of The House by the Churchyard, the Dublin suburb of Chapelizod, was an area Le Fanu knew and loved in his youth. This becomes clear in. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

The House By The Churchyard. Considered by many to be Le Fanu's finest work and one of James Joyce's favourites, The House by the Churchyard is a complex mixture of pastoral nostalgia with murder, blackmail and supernatural thrills. Le Fanu sets his story in Chapelizod, on the outskirts of Dublin, in and vividly evokes the teeking life of.

The House by the Churchyard () is a novel by Sheridan Le Fanu that combines elements of the mystery novel and the historical novel. Aside from its own merits, the novel is important as a key source for James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.

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