The Veiled Picture or, The Mysteries of Gorgono, The Appennine Castle of Signor Androssi.
Edited with an introduction and notes by Jack G. Voller. An anonymous bluebook redaction of Ann Radcliffe's Gothic masterpiece, The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794). First published in 1802, this shortcut preserves every major plot element and character while leaving out details and descriptions. Emily D'Orville is separated from her peaceful life and her true love and imprisoned in the Castle of Gorgono. An homage to the original that demonstrates the democratization of literature, during the period when popular culture took off in English society. Valancourt Press. 2006. Paper. NEW. $14.00