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Celestina

by Charlotte Turner Smith

Orphaned and raised in poverty, Celestina discovers a shocking secret about her parentage that threatens to destroy her world. Celestina is a Gothic novel by Charlotte Turner Smith, published in 1791. It tells the story of a young woman who is adopted by a wealthy family after her parents are killed in a shipwreck. Celestina grows up to be a beautiful and intelligent young woman, but her life is turned upside down when she discovers the truth about her parentage. Celestina's real father was a nobleman who abandoned her mother and married another woman. When Celestina's father dies, his legitimate son inherits the title and estate, leaving Celestina and her mother with nothing.

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English

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English

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1791

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Charlotte Smith an English novelist and poet of the School of Sensibility whose Elegiac Sonnets (1784) contributed to the revival of the form in England. She also helped to set conventions for Gothic...

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