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Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Eadie - Goodreads

This book is a very good study of the nature of man. It is also one of the first political, social, and judicial thrillers that had a great influence on such writers as Poe and Dickens and was ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

This book is a very good study of the nature of man. It is also one of the first political, social, and judicial thrillers that had a great influence on such writers as Poe and Dickens and was ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Jason Katz - Goodreads

How is this book not better known? It's epic. It's thrilling. It's very clearly an inspiration for the novel Frankenstein, probably in the questionable reliability of the narrator, and definitely in ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

How is this book not better known? It's epic. It's thrilling. It's very clearly an inspiration for the novel Frankenstein, probably in the questionable reliability of the narrator, and definitely in ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

The novel is interesting and entertaining. Some say it is the first detective novel. I would not call it one at all, though it does include criminals, victims, courts, and jails. Reminded me of Les ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Paul Bryant - Goodreads

William Godwin was a guy who scores a perfect 10 on the the Coolometer - anyone's Coolometer, doesn't matter what model, even ones where the batteries are low, he is going to score a 10. Well, he was ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

William Godwin was a guy who scores a perfect 10 on the the Coolometer - anyone's Coolometer, doesn't matter what model, even ones where the batteries are low, he is going to score a 10. Well, he was ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

“Strange that men, from age to age, should consent to hold their lives at the breath of another, merely that each in his turn may have a power of acting the tyrant according to the law! Oh, God! give ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Jason Mills - Goodreads

A brief summary, which actually gives away less than Godwin's own preface: Caleb Williams is a young man from a poor background, self-educated and with a lively mind. Squire Falkland employs him as ... Read full review

Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Goodreads

A brief summary, which actually gives away less than Godwin's own preface: Caleb Williams is a young man from a poor background, self-educated and with a lively mind. Squire Falkland employs him as ... Read full review


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