By: Edward Bulwer Lytton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Lucretia" is a novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The story takes place in Italy during the 16th century and follows the life of a beautiful and intelligent young woman named Lucretia. Lucretia is a young woman who falls in love with the handsome Count di Peschiera. However, their happiness is short-lived as the Count's true nature is revealed, and Lucretia is forced to flee for her life. She meets a young artist named Claude, and the two fall deeply in love. However, their happiness is threatened when the Count discovers their relationship and seeks revenge. Will Count Di take revenge on both of them? Is Count Di going to kill his love? The book is known for its vivid descriptions of life in Italy during the 16th century, as well as for its exploration of the consequences of betrayal and the power of revenge.

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Edward Bulwer Lytton

Edward George Bulwer Lytton was a prolific English author, poet, novelist and politician, he served at the prestigious post of Secretary of the State for the Colonies of the United Kingdom. He was born in London on 23 May 1803. His father was General William Bulwer of Heydon Hall, mother was Elizabeth Barbara Lytton. He was a delicate child but a rapid learner. He started writing verses at ten years of age. He went to Trinity College of Cambridge. For English verse Sculpture he won the Chancellor Gold Medal. His first novel, the glorious Byronic romance Falkland, was not liked by people. But his second novel, Pelham or The Adventure of a Gentleman, was a hit and he began his successful fluent career in literary writing. He joined politics as a member of the Whigs, liberal political party. He died on 18 January 1873. His notable works - Pelham, The Last Days of Pompeii, The Coming Race, The Haunted and Haunters, Zanoni: A Rosicrucian Tale, Harold : The Last of Saxon Kings, Alice or the Mysteries, Athens : It's Rise and Fall etc. Lytton used some considerable phrases - 'It was dark and Stormy night', 'Almighty dollar, the pen is mightier than the sword' etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 367 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358019816
  • ISBN-13: 9789358019810
  • Item Weight: 440.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.2 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Gothic,Literary Criticism / Gothic & Romance,Fiction / Classics