William Beckford

Book 10.0 of La Biblioteca de Babel

Language: English

Published: Aug 15, 1786

Words: 33382
Pages: 125


Beckford's Gothic novel, Vathek, an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who makes a pact with the Devil, Eblis.