|Spectre Bridegroom, the (1819) [Short Story]|
by Washington Irving
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Set in Germany, a superstitious Baron arranges a marriage for his daughter, a lovely and well-cared-for, though isolated young lady. The groom is on the way with a friend to meet his bride when robbers beset them. The Baron and his daughter wonder what can be taking the groom so long when they hear a knocking at the door.
Originally published in the collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1819-1820).
Reprinted as "The Specter Bridegroom" in Weird Tales, June 1928.
Original title: The Spectre Bridegroom: A Traveller's Tale
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Sketch Book, the (1820) [Collection]
Author: Washington Irving