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Matthew Gregory Lewis


UK flag (1775 - 1818)

Matthew Lewis is best remembered as the author of the sensational Gothic novel The Monk. He was also a slave-holder, inheriting two large plantations and visiting Jamaica twice in 1815-16 and 1817-18, primarily to improve the living and working conditions of his slaves.
 
Novels
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Collections
   Tales of Wonder (1801)
   Romantic Tales (1808)
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Plays
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Matthew Gregory Lewis
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Short stories
The Anaconda
The Midnight Embrace
Mistrust
The Monk (excerpt) (1796)