Hieroglyphic Tales by Horace Walpole
Few literary figures are harder to pin down than Horace Walpole. He was Earl of Oxford but went to Cambridge. He was a member of Parliament representing Callington in Cornwall—but never visited Callington. He might have been a womanizer, and he might have been gay, or according to some, he was asexual. He was a Whig, but how many Whigs are also Goths? I…
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