William Harrison Ainsworth

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The friend and rival of Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth was a prolific historical novelist, whose works helped changed the course of Victorian literature. This comprehensive eBook presents the largest collection of Ainsworth’s works ever compiled in a single edition, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Ainsworth’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels
* 20 novels, with individual contents tables
* Many rare novels appearing in digital print for the first time, including Ainsworth’s first novel SIR JOHN CHIVERTON, available nowhere else
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Many novels are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Includes Ainsworth’s ballads and early short stories
* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read
* Features a brief biography
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
SIR JOHN CHIVERTON
ROOKWOOD
JACK SHEPPARD
THE TOWER OF LONDON
GUY FAWKES
OLD ST PAUL’S
THE MISER’S DAUGHTER
WINDSOR CASTLE
THE LANCASHIRE WITCHES
THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MERVYN CLITHEROE
AURIOL
THE STAR-CHAMBER
OVINGDEAN GRANGE
TALBOT HARLAND
TOWER HILL
BOSCOBEL
THE GOOD OLD TIMES
PRESTON FIGHT
THE LEAGUER OF LATHOM
STANLEY BRERETON

The Shorter Fiction
DECEMBER TALES

The Poetry
BALLADS
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Biography
SHORT BIOGRAPHY: WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH by Stewart Marsh Ellis

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