The Beetle: A Mystery


The Beetle: A Mystery by Richard Marsh is set in London and tells the story of a shape-shifting Egyptian visitor who seeks revenge on a British politician. Although the 19th century text contains racial stereotypes, Tim Youngs has suggested that the plot allows the reader to question the expansion of Empire.

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The Beetle: A Mystery
1897, London
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Richard Marsh
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Public Domain
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British Library

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