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Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 44860
Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).
First published in France in 1798, this is the first english text, translated (with a 14-page introduction) by Erik Butler of a minor classic of the French Gothic. It concerns a noble young mother buffeted by misfortune, flying from one disaster to the next, only to fall victim, time and again, to seemingly supernatural depravity. . . . in the course of her adventures, Pauliska traverses the greater part of Europe and winds up in the clutches of mad scientists, libertine... View more info