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Zastrozzi

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Published: 1810
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,269 / 94 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.9
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 2,838
Added to site: 2009.05.02
mnybks.net#: 24051
More Info: en.wikipedia.org
Genres: Gothic, Audiobook

A true curiosity of literature is Shelley's first published book--one of "a great many" (so says Lady Shelley) which he composed about this time, when he was just sixteen years old.

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igh, aimed the knife at the villain's heart.--Bernardo started aside, and the knife was fixed firmly in the doorcase. Verezzi attempted by one effort to extricate it. The effort was vain. Bianca, as fast as her tottering limbs could carry her, hastened through the opposite door, calling loudly for .

Verezzi attempted to rush through the open door, but Bernardo opposed himself to it. A long and violent contest ensued, and Bernardo's superior strength was on the point of overcoming Verezzi, when the latter, by a dexterous blow, precipitated him down the steep and narrow staircase.

Not waiting to see the event of his victory, he rushed through the opposite door, and meeting with no opposition, ran swiftly across the heath.

The moon, in tranquil majesty, hung high in air, and showed the immense extent of the plain before him. He continued rapidly advancing, and the cottage was soon out of sight. He thought that he heard 's voice in every gale. Turning round, he thought Zastrozzi's eye glanced

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