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A Phantom Lover

by Vernon Lee

A Phantom Lover is a supernatural novella by Vernon Lee (pseudonym of Violet Paget) first published in 1886. Set in a Kentish manor house, the story concerns a portrait painter commissioned by a squire, William Oke, to produce portraits of him and his wife, the eccentric Mrs. Alice Oke, who bears a striking resemblance to a woman in a mysterious, seventeenth century painting.

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English

Original Language

Mandarin

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1886

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Vernon Lee was the pseudonym of the British writer Violet Paget .She is remembered today primarily for her supernatural fiction and her work on aesthetics. An early follower of Walter Pater, she wrote...

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