Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) was an English poet and writer who worked in the genre of satire. His works are dedicated to satirizing the customs and day-to-day life of his contemporaries. Peacock’s writing style combines the elements of the mock-Gothic with those of the Aristophanic. 'The Misfortunes of Elphin' is a novel by Thomas Love Peacock that was initially published in 1829. The book is set in the sexth century and represents the retelling of English and Welsh legends featuring Uther Pendragon and Gwythno Garanhir. Read this amazing book and soak up the atmosphere of the Dark Ages.