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The Lost Stradivarius (World's Classics) By John Meade Falkner

The Lost Stradivarius (World's Classics)
by John Meade Falkner

An annotated edition of Falkner's novel. Set in Oxford and Naples in the 1840s, this is a tale of demonic possession, long regarded as a classic ghost story of the occult. It also touches the "decadent" decades of the 19th century at sensitive points - the physical, the moral and the aesthetic.

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The Lost Stradivarius Summary

Set in Oxford and Naples during the 1840s, The Lost Stradivarius is a tale of demonic possession and of the terrible price paid by "those who would exalt art at the expense of everything else." Though long recognized as a classic and gripping story of the occult, it is also a work which touches the "decadent" years of the nineteenth century at sensitive points--the psychical, the moral, and the aesthetic. This is the only annotated edition available and it contains extensive notes about the Aesthetic Movement, neoplatonism, and musical instruments.

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The Lost Stradivarius (World's Classics)
John Meade Falkner
Used - Well Read
Oxford University Press
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