Matthew Lewis - Author
1775-1818
English
You are mine, and Heaven itself
cannot rescue you from my power

Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis (1775 - 1818) is an English writer remembered for his novel. 'The Monk'. Although not totally original, having been influenced by the writings of Ann Radcliffe and Hugh Walpole, 'The Monk' has nevertheless maintained its place in the early examples of Gothic horror, shocking its readers, and causing Jane Austen to send it up in 'Northanger Abbey'.

Books by Matthew Lewis