Chillon Castle captured by Byron legacy

18th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

Chteau de Chillon near Montreux on Lake Geneva has been a source of intense literary inspiration to British and American writers over the last centuries, ever since Lord Byron wrote his epic Prisoner of Chillon. A just-published anthology reveals how a fortress that has become Switzerlands most visited monument may owe its world-wide celebrity more to literature than history.

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