The Misfortunes of Elphin

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The Misfortunes of Elphin is a novella by Thomas Love Peacock, his fifth long work of fiction, published in 1829.[1] It is set in a somewhat historically fanciful Arthurian Britain which incorporates many Welsh legends, but avoids all supernatural and mystical elements. Seithenyn appears as a major character.


  1. ^ "Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866)". Encyclopædia Britannica. 21. 1911. p. 22. 

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