A Sicilian Romance
Ruined castles, secret passages, perpetually fainting heroines, the vile conniving schemes of the local gentry -- and, of course, things that go bump in the night: Radcliffe's "A Sicilian Romance" has all of that, and if Radcliffe didn't invent the form, certainly she brought it into full flower. If you haven't read Radcliffe, this first novel is a fine place to start . . .
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Review: A Sicilian RomanceUser Review - Jane - Goodreads
The Classics Club Spin spun me A Sicilian Romance,and I'm very pleased that it did. I've always hoped that I would fall in love with Ann Radcliffe's novels, with the coming together of the gothic and ... Read full review
Review: A Sicilian RomanceUser Review - Naulayne Raiche Enders - Goodreads
A great gothic. Lots of screaming and fainting, wives locked in dungeons, several shipwrecks, bandits, ambitious fathers, and romantic young men. A good read. Read full review