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Blasted Space: Anthony Mann

And lightning blinded all, however strong —Hesiod, Theogony, trans. Dorothea Wender When evil comes, it comes at an angle: this is the sense evoked by Charlotte Dacre in Zofloya (1806). In its most climactic passages the scenery shifts from a Venetian noble’s castle to the mountain range behind it. Victoria de Loredani, having committed two murders, is now in the …

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