Rachel's Random Recommendation #43: Arthur Mervyn by Charles Brockden Brown Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 (1799) by Charles Brockden Brown

"Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery."

(Also check out Wieland; or, The Transformation (1798) and Edgar Huntley; or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker (1799))

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