By David Huckvale
enthusiastic about crime, Bulwer-Lytton used to be an outspoken critic of his society, either in his novels and all through his political occupation. both interested by paranormal phenomena, he wrote of an important occult fantasies in English literature and set the time table of the Society for Psychical Research.
His ancient romance The final Days of Pompeii has encouraged numerous videos and a star-studded tv sequence, whereas his stately domestic at Knebworth has supplied brooding Gothic backdrops for lots of different motion pictures. This ebook covers Bulwer-Lytton’s novels intimately, exploring their impression on writers and movie makers and, through Richard Wagner’s operatic version of Rienzi, the disaster of Adolf Hitler.
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