Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Charles Maturin which are Melmoth the Wanderer and Leixlip Castle. Charles Maturin is remembered primarily for his novel Melmoth the Wanderer, which is considered among the finest examples of Gothic fiction in the English language. More popular in France than in England or Ireland, Melmoth the Wanderer exercised a great influence on nineteenth-century French writers. Maturin's most notable French admirer, Honoré de Balzac, was so impressed with the novel that he wrote a sequel to it entitled Melmoth reconcilié. Novels selected for this book: - Melmoth the Wanderer - Leixlip Castle This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.