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The Room in the Dragon Volant

The Room in the Dragon Volant by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
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J. Sheridan LeFanu's Gothic mystery novel is narrated by Richard Beckett, a young Englishman abroad in Napoleonic-era France. He falls instantly in love with a mysterious and imperiled Countess, whom he glimpses momentarily behind her black veil. In order to be near her, he takes a room in the Dragon Volant (the Flying Dragon), a haunted inn that has been the site of mysterious disappearances.

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By J. Sheridan LeFanu

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The Room in the Dragon Volant


The curious case which I am about to place before you, is referred to, very pointedly, and more than once, in the extraordinary Essay upon the Drug of the Dark and the Middle Ages, from the pen of Doctor Hesselius ... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - October 24, 2013
A great book matched only by a fantastic reader. This book kept me intrigued on the long drive to and from work for a few days. Love LeFanu's ability to give subtle hints in his plot that leaves you recounting the minute details of the story, retrospectively.

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