Valperga: Or, The Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca, Volume 1

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G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1823
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Review: Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca

User Review  - Marbeth Skwarczynski - Goodreads

Beautifully written prose in the style of classical Middle-English. While the descriptive passages can be overwrought and have a tendency to slow the plot, the characters are well-formed and relatable. Read full review

Review: Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca

User Review  - Goodreads

Having read this book, I now know why Shelley is only known for Frankinstein. Even for a nineteenth century novel, much of the dialogue is unnecessarily verbose. Read full review

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