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Vathek (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – 26 Nov 1998

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Product details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New edition edition (26 Nov. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192836560
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192836564
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 1.3 x 12.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,230,773 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

Beckford's Gothic novel, "Vathek", an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who makes a pact with the Devil, Eblis.



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Amazon.com: 3.8 out of 5 stars 19 reviews
Joshua Valin
4.0 out of 5 starsA solid orientalist tale with a few gothic trappings
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4.0 out of 5 starsFascinating: Kafka in the 18th century
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