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--The last days of Pompeii

Edward Bulwer Lytton

--The last days of Pompeii

by Edward Bulwer Lytton

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

      Statementby E. Bulwer Lytton. condensed by Rossiter Johnson.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesCondensed classics
      ContributionsJohnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.L998 La4, PR4912 La4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6572052M
      LC Control Number14022438

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Fine. Being a (mostly) proper Victorian Englishman, Bulwer-Lytton s concerns in The Last Days of Pompeii were morality, sin, and religion. He paints a picture of Pompeii on the eve of its doom as a cesspool of vice, greed, gluttony, indolence, sexual debauchery, idolatry, and, worst of all, bad taste.

The last days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer Lytton; 74 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Historical fiction, Pompeii (Extinct city), Eruption, 79; Places: Pompei (Extinct city); Times: 79 CE. The Last Days of Pompeii Author Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart Format/binding Fair.

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