The Valancourt Books edition includes the unabridged text of the first edition as well as a new introduction and notes by Julia Kuehn and an appendix containing rare contemporary reviews of Corelli's works. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Peter Keating, a freelance writer, is formerly Reader in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is one of those "lost opportunity" sort of novels. The premise of this book was a potentially clever and compelling twist on the Faustian legend. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Gloria Mundi
I love this book. However, I don't think the few pictures at the start of each chapter means the book is illustrated. That was the only thing that did not meet my expectation.Published 11 months ago by babbie
Frankly, I didn't get through this book, although I'm sure it's just as beautifully written as other Corelli's books are, and I've read
several. Read more
Superb book. Thought provoking on how feeble and small we really are. How we let things control use and what we do. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robert Diceston
An interesting book written about 1895 and set in England. But the story is compelling and makes you think about God. Read morePublished on August 2, 2013 by Teresa Dookharan
A most excellent book, there is no wonder she outsold the likes of even dickens and Thackeray. The best book I've read in a whilePublished on March 23, 2013 by James A. Norman
A bit odd and safely edited. But, has some interesting truths about life as a short article to be read.
IT IS NOT THE WHOLE BOOK. I cannot get a refund because it is past seven days of the purchase date... some readers are busy and cannot finish a book in seven days... silly policy. Read morePublished on March 8, 2013 by anon