1915. Gautier, was a leading writer of the Romantic movement. He was fascinated by antique times and classical cultures; strange and fantastic events; exotic and compelling horrors; and love that transcends class, time, and even death. In One of Cleopatra's Nights a common hunter recklessly declares his love for the queen; instead of having him executed, she proposes to take him for her lover, if he will agree to one horrific condition. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.