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Issue Details: First known date: 1888... 1888 In the North Wing
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Set in a castle. The narrator, recovering from a fever, experiences a vision of the terrible deaths of three earlier inhabitants of the castle - in 1465. Mad Sir Phillip Margrave extracts the eyes of Lady Alice Tremaine, and her lover Cyril Verehurst kills him in a swordfight resulting also in his own death and the suicide of Lady Alice. Sir Phillip's mad obsession to mutilate the human form is experienced by the narrator - and on his awakening he discovers Lady Alice's eyes preserved in a casket over the centuries ... Costume horror laced with obsession; violently fascinating in parts rather than artistically pleasing as a whole. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 23 no. 273 February 1888 Z1068380 1888 periodical issue 1888 pg. 312-313
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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