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Uncle Silas

by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Governesses -- Fiction.,
  • Murderers -- Fiction.,
  • Orphans -- Fiction.,
  • Uncles -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSheridan Le Fanu ; edited and with an introduction and notes by W.J. McCormack, assisted by Andrew Swarbrick.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesThe World"s classics
    ContributionsMcCormack, W. J., Swarbrick, Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4879.L7 U5 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 433 p. ;
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3082996M
    ISBN 100192815415
    LC Control Number82183934

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Uncle Silas, subtitled "A Tale of Bartram-Haugh", is a Victorian Gothic mystery-thriller novel by the Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Despite Le Fanu resisting its classification as such, the novel has also been hailed as a work of sensation fiction by contemporary reviewers and modern critics alike.

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May 10,  · Uncle Silas is the story of a young heiress “Maud” growing up in a lonely country estate with her father, along with some complications. It features neither the supernatural nor ghosts, but a growing tension that starts early and builds with each subsequent chapter/5(4).

Jan 31,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Today, as in the past, Uncle Silas continues to serve diabolically well to chill the reader's psychic bones." Despite its continuous popularity, Uncle Silas has of late been virtually unobtainable in America.

Now republished by Dover, this chilling Victorian novel will be a welcome treat for all Le Fanu admirers, mystery fans, English majors. Nov 01,  · His superlative "Uncle Silas" is clear evidence as to why anyone who loves a good yarn will be immediately drawn in by his considerable gifts.

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Sheridan Le Fanu's classic gothic novel narrated by the teenage character Maud Ruthyn who lives with her reclusive father Austyn Ruthyn in their mansion at Knowl.

From her father Maud comes to learn of her Uncle Silas, an infamous rake and gambler and the suspicious suicide of a man to whom Silas owes an enormous gambling death/5(30). The Complete Works of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla, Haunted Lives, The Evil Guest, The Room In The Dragon Volant, Uncle Silas, The House by the Churchyard.

Feb 03,  · information about this edition.; Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J.

Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of the supernatural (despite a few creepily ambiguous touches), but does show a strong interest in the occult and in the ideas of Swedenborg. B Bates's famous loveable rogue, Uncle Silas, has a unique range of work to his name.

For the first time, all of these stories are gathered together in one collection, allowing readers to experience Silas from multiple perspectives/5. Jan 16,  · Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J.

Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of the supernatural (despite a few creepily ambiguous touches), but does show a strong interest in the occult and in the ideas of Swedenborg.4/5(2).

'Uncle Silas' has been described as a short story unfortunately gotten in a family way, but it was very popular in its day and is now included in World Classics. Unlike the ghost stories, the novel sticks to the more explicable evil of living beings, but is still heavy on the chills/5.About Uncle Silas.

Sheridan Le Fanu’s most celebrated novel In Uncle Silas, Maud Ruthyn, the young, naïve heroine, is plagued by Madame de la Rougierre from the moment the enigmatic older woman is hired as her governess.

A liar, bully, and spy, when Madame .Nov 04,  · Directed by Alan Cooke. With Robert Eddison, Patience Collier, Lucy Fleming, John Welsh. After her father's death, Maud, a young heiress, is sent to live with her Uncle Silas.

She finds her new guardian living in a gothic nightmare of a mansion, and soon realizes that he wishes to murder her and claim her inheritance.7/10(1).