[ BOOKS ] ✭ The Mysteries of Udolpho Author Ann Radcliffe – Bassgrotto.co.uk


  • Paperback
  • 699 pages
  • The Mysteries of Udolpho
  • Ann Radcliffe
  • English
  • 15 August 2018
  • 0760763151

10 thoughts on “The Mysteries of Udolpho

  1. says:

    This mammoth, prolix book the first wildly popular gothic novel is indifferently written, poorly planned,and inconsistent in purpose and tone Radcliffe s style is irritating, filled with continual redundancies, superfluous commas and dialogue that is often stilted and improbable The plot doesn t even get in gear until a third of the way through two hundred pages , and it loses its focus and dissipates its power in the last one hundred and fifty pages or so when Radcliffe introduces some pal This mammoth, prolix book the first wildly popular gothic novel is indifferently written, poorly planned,and inconsistent in purpose and tone Radcliffe s style is irritating, filled with continual redundancies, superfluous commas and dialogue that is often stilted and improbable The plot doesn t even get in gear until a third of the way through two hundred pages , and it loses its focus and dissipates its power in the last one hundred and fifty pages or so ...


  2. says:

    A well informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and vice The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness Store it with ideas, teach it the pleasure of thinking and the temptations of the world without, will be counteracted by the gratifications derived from the world within Castle UdolphoEmily St Aubert has done her best to prepare her mind for the outside world, but when both h...


  3. says:

    Emily St Aubert, has it all, loving parents, a nice, little, charming estate, she lives on, in southern France, Anno Domini 1584 The young gentlewoman, adores walking around her father s land, looking at the nearby, exotic Pyrenees Mountains, watching the calm Garonne River, flow by, hearing it making soft noises, as it goes along The lady likes playing an instrument, singing songs, to her affectionate father and mother, while sitting on a hill, with a great view, an enchanting moment, never Emily St Aubert, has it all, loving parents, a nice, little, charming estate, she lives on, in southern France, Anno Domini 1584 The young gentlewoman, adores walking around her father s land, looking at the nearby, exotic Pyrenees Mountains, watching the calm Garonne River, flow by, hearing it making soft noises, as it goes along The lady likes playing an instrument, singing songs, to her affectionate father and mother, while sitting on a hill, with a great view, an enchanting moment, never forgotten The Chateau is located in the province of Gascany, a beautiful area, the Atlantic Ocean., a short distance from their home, away from the tumultuous politics and battles, of Paris, meeting her beloved Monsieur Valancourt, the perfect life, but the world keeps turning, and not always in the right direction Emily soon loses both her parents, medicine being very primitive, back then, Aunt Cheron, her father s unkind sister, takes Emily...


  4. says:

    No puedo puntuarlo porque lo abandon en la p gina 500 m s o menos de 800 La verdad que me estaba pareciendo un libro interesante, me encantan esas descripciones a lo Romanticismo alem n, y la segunda parte en el castillo me gust mucho la primera se me hizo bastante m s pesada pero llegado a cierto punto perd el inter s, y esta lectura requiere una constancia y unas ganas de las que carezco ahora mismo.Entiendo que sea la cumbre la literatura g tica, ha sido too much g tica para mi xDNO REC No puedo puntuarlo porque lo abandon en la p gina 500 m s o menos de 800 La verdad que me estaba pareciendo un libro interesante, me encantan esas descripciones a lo Romanticismo alem n, y la segunda parte en el castillo me gust mucho la primera se me hizo bastante m s pesada pero llegado a cierto punto perd el inter s, y esta lectura requiere una constancia y unas ganas de las que carez...


  5. says:

    I chose to read this book the same way many other people did I was reading the Jane Austen novel Northanger Abbey as part of a group read, and the topic of The Horrid Novels came up The Mysteries Of Udolpho was the only one I had access to, so it was the one I read.This is a long book, old fashioned in style naturally, being published in 1794 but I enjoyed it very much, even though I had my doubts going in because I lost my taste for the Gothic genre years ago I expected to give up on it, I chose to read this book the same way many other people did I was reading the Jane...


  6. says:

    3.5 rounded up Ye Gads I started this book back in July, had to table it, and started over the first week in December Still took me a month to finish I have to say, what Ms Radcliffe could have used the most in her writing career was the services of a good editor I can appreciate long descriptive passages, but how many in depth descriptions of someone collapsing into tears does one need By halfway through the book, she could have just said Emily wept and I would have known she was colla 3.5 rounded up Ye Gads I started this book back in July, had to table it, and started over the first week in December Still took m...


  7. says:

    I believe that memory is responsible for nearly all these three volume novels Oscar Wilde One thing I will say for this book is that it made Oscar Wilde s plays evenentertaining for me I now know what he was talking about when he trashes books of unusually revolting sentimentality And what he says is very true I am absolutely certain that Ann Radcliffe wrote this book as a sort of extended journal for her travels At least half of it is devoted to scenery descriptions Now this is I believe that memory is responsible for nearly all these three volume novels Oscar Wilde One thing I will say for this book is that it made Oscar Wilde s plays evenentertaining for me I now know what he was talking about when he trashes books of unusually revolting sentimen...


  8. says:

    You speak like a heroine, said Montoni, contemptuously we shall see if you can suffer like one And if all the sentences in this book were half as good as that one, we d be looking at a five star book here, but sadly the rest of it is just hella boring You might be reading a lame book if you have this thought Oh great, it s one of the heroine s long, shitty poems that s three fewer pages I ll have to actually read And if you think Montoni s threat means that the torture device you br You speak like a heroine, said Montoni, contemptuously we shall see if you can suffer like one And if all the sentences in this book were half as good as that one, we d be looking at a five star book here, but sadly the rest of it is just hella boring You might be reading a lame book if you have this thought Oh great, it s one of the heroine s long, shitty poems that s three fewer pages I ll have to actually read And if you think Montoni s threat means that th...


  9. says:

    These days, most people who know about Ann Radcliffe s The Mysteries of Udolpho know about it because Catherine Morland read it and Jane Austen parodied it in Northanger Abbey However, back when it hit the streets for the first time in May of 1794, it was a blockbuster I like to think of it as the Twilight of its day.I finally go around to reading it this month, after threatening to for years, and here are my thoughts on it.If you are only going to read one Gothic novel, to see what all the fus These days, most people who know about Ann Radcliffe s The Mysteries of Udolpho know about it because Catherine Morland read it and Jane Austen parodied it in Northanger Abbey However, back when it hit the streets for the first time in May of 1794, i...


  10. says:

    3.5 stars for this classic gothic novel This was an engaging read and is considered to be one of the first gothic novels I loved the language, I loved the characters except for the evil M Montoni and Madame Charone , but I did dislike the extensive des...


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