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Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock (October 18, 1785 - 1866) was an English satirist and author.

Peacock was born in Dorset, England. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. He wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting - characters at a table discussing and criticizing the philosophical opinions of the day.


  • Crotchet Castle
  • Gryll Grange
  • Headlong Hall
  • Maid Marian
  • Melincourt
  • The Misfortunes of Elphin
  • Nightmare Abbey

External Links

e-texts of some of Thomas Love Peacock's works:
  • Crotchet Castle (http://www.abacci.com/books/book.asp?bookID=2606)
  • Maid Marian (http://www.abacci.com/books/book.asp?bookID=1235)

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