The Beetle

Richard Marsh

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The Beetle is a novel written by Richard Marsh, first published in 1897. The story is a mix of horror, mystery, and supernatural elements. It follows the experiences of several characters who encounter a mysterious and malevolent creature known as 'the Beetle'. This creature, with its ability to change forms, terrorizes and manipulates its victims in Victorian London. The primary target of the Beetle's vendetta is Paul Lessingham, a prominent politician who becomes entangled in the Beetle's web of deception and manipulation as the creature seeks to ruin his reputation and destroy him.

This book has 112,596 words, 219 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1897.

Production notes: This ebook of The Beetle was published by Global Grey in 2021, and updated on the 12th February 2024. The artwork used for the cover is 'Stag beetle' by Hans Hoffmann.

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