Nightmare Abbey, Issue 1818
T. Hookham, jun. ... and Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1818 - 218 pages
A satire on Byronism and pessimism in general. A gathering of eccentric characters in a country house, including Mr Glowry, his son Scythrop and Mr Toobad, leads to a series of absurd incidents.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
I'm reviewing this four years to the day that I finished reading it. Lasting impressions? I can barely remember it, though words like "boredom" and "dull" come to mind. I know the story didn't come close to the promising title. It would doubtless be a nightmare to read it twice. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
Young Scythrop Glowry lives with his father in a desolate castle, his bitter mother having died suddenly, to his father's joy. Scythrop recently graduated from a university, where his head was filled ... Read full review