Caleb Williams is a psychological thriller and suspenseful tale of detection and pursuit. It is also a powerful political novel, inspired by the events following the French Revolution. This new edition reprints the original novel of 1794, the grittier, topical text that reflects Godwin's political philosophy.
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 2009
When honest young Caleb Williams comes to work as a secretary for Squire Falkland, he soon begins to suspect that his new master is hiding a terrible secret. But as he digs deeper into Falkland's past and finally unearths the guilty truth, the results of his curiosity prove calamitous when - even though Caleb has loyally sworn never to disclose what...
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 2005
The novel mainly narrates the events that shape the life of Caleb Williams; however it is in the backdrop of some political events that the story unfolds. The novel is not just a fictional account of the life of a man but also a criticism of the elite, their atrocities and behaviour. It is a story of guilt and redemption. It intertwines individual...
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2006
When honest young Caleb Williams comes to work as a secretary for Squire Falkland, he soon begins to suspect that his new master is hiding a secret. As he digs deeper into Falkland's past and finally unearths the horrible truth, the results of his curiosity prove calamitous when?even though Caleb has loyally sworn never to disclose what he has discovered?the...
Publisher : Start Classics
published : 2013
The Adventures of Caleb Williams , or Things as They Are (1794) by William Godwin is a three-volume novel written as a call to end the abuse of power by what Godwin saw as a tyrannical government. Intended as a popularization of the ideas presented in his 1793 treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal and other institutions...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 1903
Advancing Excellence and Public Trust in Governmentby Caleb M. Clark, George Amedee, David Anderson, Cal Clark, Sandra Fabry Wirtz, Maria T. Folmar, Richard Greene, Keenan Grenell, Christopher Hoene, General Harold C. Moore, Kenneth Penn, Suzanne J. Piotrowski, Irene Rubin, Don-Terry Veal, Jr. William I. Sauser, Christa Slaton, Michael B. Smith, Sheila Smoot, John Thomas, Juan WilliamsThis book contains the academic presentations at a Symposium on Advancing Excellence and Public Trust in Government which focused on the role of transparency in restoring the public trust. There was certainly a very broad consensus at the Symposium that transparency in government is extremely desirable, needs to be improved, will bring reform and improvement...
Publisher : Lexington Books
published : 2011