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Fanu, Joseph Sheridan Le

Born: 28-8-1814 at Dublin, Ireland
Died: 7-2-1873

Summary of Biography

Celebrated Irish writer of mystery and supernatural fiction. Le Fanu earned repute as a novelist, story writer, journalist and balladeer. He wrote more than 20 books in his lifetime.

Biography

Le Fanu was one of the most popular and influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century.  He was born in Dublin, where his father was a clergyman.  Le Fanu studied law in Dublin, but he never practiced.  He owned several newspapers and nearly had a career in politics but devoted himself to writing full - time after the death of his wife in 1858.  He set many of his stories in England so that they would sell better, but in the end of his life returned to writing stories set in Ireland.

This section contains 5 books
The Room in the Dragon Volant
The Room in the Dragon Volant


US$ 24.99
The Evil Guest
The Evil Guest


US$ 24.99
Mr. Justice Harbottle
Mr. Justice Harbottle


US$ 14.99
Green Tea
Green Tea


US$ 14.99
Uncle Silas
Uncle Silas


US$ 44.99