Melmoth the Wanderer (Lock and Key Version) was written in the year 1820 by Charles Robert Maturin. This book is one of the most popular novels of Charles Robert Maturin, and has been translated into several other languages around the world.
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Melmoth the Wanderer (1820) is a gothic novel by Charles Robert Maturin. An Irish scholar, Melmoth, sells his soul To The devil in exchange for immortality. Melmoth wanders through his tortured life in search of someone who will take the bargain off his hands so that he can die a natural death.
The central character, Melmoth (a Wandering Jew type), is a scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for 150 extra years of life; he spends that time searching for someone who will take over the pact for him. The novel takes place in the present but the backstory is revealed through several nested stories-within-a-story that work backwards through time.
Melmoth the Wanderer (1820) is a gothic novel by the Anglo-Irish Protestant clergyman and writer Charles Robert Maturin. John Melmoth, in a satanic deal, exchanges his soul for immortality and wanders through the world offering to release the sufferings and hardships of the one who will next take over his deal with the devil.