The Last Days Of Pompeii

By: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Published By: Double9 Books
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The Last Days of Pompeii' is a historical novel written by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton. The plot is set in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, the story revolves around a diverse cast of characters whose lives intertwine in the days leading up to the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The novel follows the journeys of several protagonists, including Glaucus, a young nobleman; Nydia, a blind slave girl; and Arbaces, an Egyptian priest. Through their experiences, the novel explores themes of love, ambition, betrayal, and the clash of different cultures and religions. Bulwer-Lytton vividly depicts the vibrant streets of Pompeii, its decadent society, and the looming presence of the volcano. As the eruption approaches, tension builds, and the characters' fates become intertwined in dramatic and tragic ways.

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Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

Edward George Bulwer Lytton was a prolific English author, poet, novelist, and politician, he served in 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, a liberal political party. He died on 18 January 1873.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 394 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358719567
  • ISBN-13: 9789358719567
  • Item Weight: 472.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 21.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Classics,Fiction / General