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This is a gothic romance detailing the love affair between Ellena Rosalba and Vincentio de Vivaldi, and the attempts to thwart it by the devious and sinister characters of his mother, the Marchese di Vivaldi, and her advisor, Father Schedoni. There are wonderfully gothic features in the novel such as kidnappings and imprisonments, secret passageways [...]

This is a wonderful tale with so many different threads and themes, and is a brilliant read. It is centred on the French Revolution and very much told from two different viewpoints all the way through, allowing the reader to experience the events from both England and France, from the rich and the poor, and [...]

  

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