The Chief Eunuch in William Beckford’s ‘Vathek’

An important character in this 1786 Gothic Orientalist novel

Digital art by the author, Tucker Lieberman

William Beckford (1760–1844) was the son of the mayor of London. His father, who had the same name, took political interest in the market for sugar. His mother, Maria Hamilton, was a strict Methodist.

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