George Walker (novelist)

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George Walker (December 24, 1772 – February 8, 1847) was an English gothic novelist. He was born in Falcon Square, Cripplegate, London, England. He worked as a bookseller and music publisher. His writings were anti-reform, reacting to writers such as William Godwin and Thomas Holcroft.[1]

Books[edit]

  • The Romance of the Cavern, 1792
  • The Haunted Castle, 1794
  • The House of Tinian, 1795
  • Theodore Cyphon, or The Benevolent Jew, 1796
  • Cynthelia, or a Woman of Ten Thousand, 1797
  • The Vagabond, 1799
  • The Three Spaniards, 1800
  • Poems on Various Subjects, 1801
  • Don Raphael, 1803
  • Two Girls of Eighteen, 1806
  • The Travels of Sylvester Tramper in Africa, 1813
  • The Adventures of Timothy Thoughtless, 1813 (for children)
  • The Battle of Waterloo, A Poem, 1815[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harvey, A. D., George Walker and the Anti-Revolutionary Novel, The Review of English Studies, New Series, Vol. 28, No. 111. (Aug., 1977), pp. 290-300.