A Sicilian Romance

Cover image for

Download


Author: Ann Radcliffe
Published: 1790
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,207 / 205 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.5
LoC Category: PR
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 5,588
mnybks.net#: 5804
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Audiobook
Excerpt

e was roused from her forgetfulness, by the sound of the castle clock, which struck one. Surprised at the lateness of the hour, she rose in haste, and was moving to her chamber, when the beauty of the night attracted her to the window. She opened it; and observing a fine effect of moonlight upon the dark woods, leaned forwards. In that situation she had not long remained, when she perceived a light faintly flash through a casement in the uninhabited part of the castle. A sudden tremor seized her, and she with difficulty supported herself. In a few moments it disappeared, and soon after a figure, bearing a lamp, proceeded from an obscure door belonging to the south tower; and stealing along the outside of the castle walls, turned round the southern angle, by which it was afterwards hid from the view. Astonished and terrified at what she had seen, she hurried to the apartment of Madame de Menon, and related the circumstance. The servants were immediately roused, and the alarm became general. Madame arose and de

Reviews

Average Rating of 3.5 from 2 reviews: ****
2006.06.11
Cheryl
***..

A light, gothic romance that's fast-paced and fun.

2005.02.13
Ayoka
****.

i loved it!!! one of her earlier works, her later works like THE ITALIAN show growth but this novel has her core values which include her vivid imagination and her sincerity to nature.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Fearsome
by S.A. Wolfe
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Emma
by Jane Austen
A Woman Named Smith
by Marie Conway Oemler
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
'Smiles'
by Eliot H. Robinson
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Ayala's Angel
by Anthony Trollope
Persuasion
by Jane Austen
All For Love
by John Dryden

See more popular titles from this genre.