Excerpt from Guy Deverell: A Novel
The Abbey - that's Wail Abbey - eh ow far is it How far will it be, Bill? 'taint a mile all out, ma'am.
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Sheridan Le Fanu, born August 28, 1814 in Dublin, where he died February 10, 1873, is an Irish writer. This is one of the major authors of the fantastic tale. The first successes The year 1851 marked a turning point in the career of the prolific writer with the publication of his first collection of fantastic news: Ghost Stories and Tales of Mysteries. Following the death of the father of Susanna, Joseph and his wife moved into her father's house that Susanna has inherited 18 Merrion Square. Le Fanu will spend the rest of his life. It is in this exclusive residential area of Dublin that Le Fanu met the knight Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, Irish surgeon, and Jane Francesca Elgee of so-called "Speranza", Irish poet and nationalist. Therefore, although anecdotal, seems nevertheless interesting to note that since this couple of friends will like child another writer, will become the enfant terrible of Irish letters both in his work by his private life, Oscar Wilde . The wife of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Susanna, shows the first signs of the disease that will win seven years later. On 1 August 1854 born George Brinslay, which will illustrate later novels of his father and realize the few portraits of him to have survived
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