Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist (A Fragment)

By: Charles Brockden Brown
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist (A Fragment)" by Charles Brockden Brown is a gripping Gothic psychological thriller set in 18th-century America. Narrated as a fragmentary memoir by an unreliable narrator, the novel delves into the mysterious and enigmatic character of Carwin, a skilled biloquist who possesses the uncanny ability to manipulate voices. As the narrative unfolds, readers are drawn into a web of suspense and deception, where Carwin's psychological manipulation casts a shadow of paranoia over the story. Brown masterfully weaves together elements of mystery and Gothic horror, creating a chilling atmosphere filled with tension and intrigue. Against the backdrop of early American society, Brown explores themes of fear, guilt, and the darker aspects of human nature. Carwin's memoirs serve as a window into the complexities of the human psyche, challenging readers to question their perceptions of truth and reality. "Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist" stands as a classic example of American literature, showcasing Brown's skill in crafting a haunting tale that lingers in the mind long after the final page is turned.

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Charles Brockden Brown

Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) was an American writer and one of the earliest practitioners of the American novel. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he played a crucial role in the development of American literature during the early years of the nation. Brown was a prolific writer, authoring numerous novels, short stories, and essays. His works often explored themes of madness, paranoia, and psychological turmoil, reflecting the anxieties of the post-Revolutionary War era. Brown's works combined elements of Gothic fiction, sentimentalism, and psychological exploration, making him an important figure in the development of early American literature. While Brown's literary career was relatively short-lived, his influence on subsequent generations of American writers cannot be overstated. His innovative approach to storytelling and exploration of the human psyche laid the groundwork for future writers to delve into the darker aspects of the American experience.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 64pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363051641
  • ISBN-13: 9789363051645
  • Item Weight: 83.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.03mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Thrillers / General