British Fiction, 18001829

CAREY, David. Secrets of the Castle (1806)

Contemporary Reviews

Flowers of Literature (1806): 512.

Mr. Carey, although he does not make so distinguished a figure in his novel, as he has done in his poems, has nevertheless proved himself capable of writing a very interesting romance, of unexceptionable moral tendency; yet bordering upon the extravagant! but this is perhaps in consequence of his wish to please the still prevalent taste for horrors, and supernatural agency.

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