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Thomas Love Peacock was born on October 18, 1785. He was largely self-educated and worked most of his life for the East India Company. During this time, he mastered Greek, Latin, Italian, French, and Welsh. He became chief examiner in 1836 and retired on a pension in 1856. He wrote seven novels during his lifetime including Headlong Hall, Melincourt, Nightmare Abbey, Crotchet Castle, and Gryll Grange. He died on January 23, 1866 at the age of 81 from injuries sustained in a fire in which he had attempted to save his library. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Nightmare Abbey… (more)
Nightmare Abbey 410 copies, 14 reviews
Headlong Hall & Nightmare Abbey 127 copies, 3 reviews
Gryll Grange 82 copies
Crochet Castle 74 copies, 2 reviews
Headlong Hall 68 copies, 1 review
Maid Marian 33 copies, 2 reviews
The Misfortunes of Elphin 17 copies, 2 reviews
Melincourt 14 copies
Three Novels 12 copies
Calidore 3 copies
Seamen Three 2 copies
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 385 copies, 1 review
Great English Short Stories (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
Oxford and Oxfordshire in Verse (Contributor) 11 copies
English Romantic Poetry (Contributor) 2 copies
The Queen’s Story Book (Contributor) 2 copies

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