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Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock, Fiction, Humor - Thomas Love Peacock

Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock, Fiction, Humor

Paperback Published: 15th July 2002
ISBN: 9781587159954
Number Of Pages: 124

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Most of the characters in the novella are based on historical figures whom Peacock wishes to pillory.

Mr. Glowry was a very consolate widower, with one small child. That child -- a son -- was named Scythrop, after a maternal ancestor who had hanged himself one rainy day in a fit of tedium. The coroner's jury eulogized him with the comprehensive phrase of felo de se -- on which account Mr. Glowry held his memory in high honor, and made a punchbowl of his skull.

ISBN: 9781587159954
ISBN-10: 1587159953
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 15th July 2002
Publisher: Borgo Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.2

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