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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)
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Nightmare Abbey 388 copies, 15 reviews
Headlong Hall & Nightmare Abbey 124 copies, 3 reviews
Gryll Grange 79 copies
Crochet Castle 73 copies, 2 reviews
Headlong Hall 64 copies, 1 review
Maid Marian 32 copies, 1 review
The Misfortunes of Elphin 16 copies, 2 reviews
Three Novels 12 copies
Melincourt 10 copies
Calidore 2 copies
Seamen Three 2 copies
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 364 copies, 1 review
Great English Short Stories (Contributor) 17 copies, 1 review
Oxford and Oxfordshire in Verse (Contributor) 11 copies
The Queen’s Story Book (Contributor) 2 copies
English Romantic Poetry (Author) 1 copy
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