By David Huckvale
serious about crime, Bulwer-Lytton was once an outspoken critic of his society, either in his novels and all through his political profession. both serious about paranormal phenomena, he wrote of crucial occult fantasies in English literature and set the time table of the Society for Psychical Research.
His old romance The final Days of Pompeii has encouraged a number of videos and a star-studded tv sequence, whereas his stately domestic at Knebworth has supplied brooding Gothic backdrops for lots of different movies. This ebook covers Bulwer-Lytton’s novels intimately, exploring their impression on writers and picture makers and, through Richard Wagner’s operatic edition of Rienzi, the disaster of Adolf Hitler.
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