Wicked Captain Walshawe by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu audiobook

Wicked Captain Walshawe

By Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.'Wicked Captain Walshawe' is a disquieting ghost story. Captain Walshawe, a dissolute rake, marries a wealthy heiress as a means to pay off his gambling debts. The marriage is an unhappy one on account if his dreadful behaviour. When his wife dies, her old Irish servant casts a curse on Walshawe...which years later leads to a bizarre and totally inexplicable scene after the captain's own death.

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Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.'Wicked Captain Walshawe' is a disquieting ghost story. Captain Walshawe, a dissolute rake, marries a wealthy heiress as a means to pay off his gambling debts. The marriage is an unhappy one on account if his dreadful behaviour. When his wife dies, her old Irish servant casts a curse on Walshawe...which years later leads to a bizarre and totally inexplicable scene after the captain's own death.

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Author Bio: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Author Bio: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873), born in Dublin, established himself as a journalist and writer of fiction and became one of the best-selling authors of the 1860–80s. His sinister and supernatural tales are the precursors of the modern ghost story and inspired such authors as Bram Stoker and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English