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Six Books in English Translation

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This collection includes: Captain Fracasse (1863), Clarimonde (1836), Egypt (1869), King Candaules (1844), The Mummy's Foot 1840), and The Romance of a Mummy 1857). According to Wikipedia: "Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 30, 1811 – October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and literary critic. While an ardent defender of Romanticism, Gautier's work is difficult to classify and remains a point of reference for many subsequent literary traditions such as Parnassianism, Symbolism, Decadence and Modernism. He was widely esteemed by writers as diverse as Balzac, Baudelaire, the Goncourt brothers, Flaubert and Oscar Wilde."

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