The Ghost-Seer

Author(s): Friedrich Schiller; Andrew Brown (Translator)


The brooding, introverted Count von O- arrives in Venice during the carnival in order to escape from his duties and live incognito. But after encountering a enigmatic Armenian stranger who makes an uncanny pronouncement, a bizarre chain of events unfolds, involving a Jesuit secret society, a ghostly seance and a mysterious Sicilian magician - leading the Count to question his faith and morality.First serialized in 1787-89, this multilayered, fragmentary novel - which gave Friedrich Schiller a platform to expound his Enlightenment ideas on society and religion - has thrilled and engaged lovers of Gothic literature for over two centuries.


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General Fields

  • : 9781847497581
  • : Alma Classics
  • : Alma Classics
  • : October 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Friedrich Schiller; Andrew Brown (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 144