About The Book

One of the earliest major American novels, Wieland (1798) is a thrilling tale of suspense and intrigue set in rural Pennsylvania in the 1760s. Based on an actual case of a New York farmer who murdered his family, the novel employs Gothic devices and sensational elements such as spontaneous combustion, ventriloquism, and religious fanaticism.

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  • Publisher: Start Publishing LLC (November 2012)
  • Length: 230 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781625581082

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