Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock

"Nightmare Abbey" is a satirical novel that explores the world of the romantic movement in British literature. The story revolves around a melancholic young man who lives in a gloomy mansion, which serves as a gathering place for many of his eccentric friends. The protagonist's romantic woes and his friends' philosophical debates, which often mock the prevailing intellectual trends of the day, form the crux of the narrative. The novel humorously critiques the romantic ideals of love and heroism while also providing a social commentary on the intellectual pretensions of the era.

The 1508th greatest book of all time


Published
1818
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
26,000
Original Language
English

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