Gothic Fiction

The House of Mystery

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Richard Marsh


The House of Mystery is based upon the complicated plot involving two women who look exactly alike, one rich and one poor, and so mistaken i…

La bête du Gévaudan

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Élie Berthet


Dans la moitié du 18e siècle une bête féroce terrorisait la population du Gévaudan. Le mythe de la bê…

The Tower of Dago

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Mór Jókai


This is the story of Feodor von Ungern, who, betrayed by his brother Zeno, installs himself with his son and a group of his most trusted men…

Two Supernatural Stories

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Perceval Landon


Perceval Landon was a journalist and short story author, and in these two tales he explored the supernatural. In ‘Railhead’, a man receives …

Our Lady of the Pillar

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José Maria De Eça De Queirós and José Maria de Eça de Queirós


A ghost story and love story all at once, set in medieval Portugal. Don Ruy is in love with Dona Leonor, but her husband has guessed his fee…

The Blood of the Vampire

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Florence Marryat


The Blood of the Vampire is a Gothic novel, often compared to Bram Stoker's Dracula and Le Fanu's Camilla. Harriet is a vampire who kills ac…

Madam Crowl's Ghost and Other Tales of Mystery

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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu...was in his own particular vein one of the best story-tellers of the nineteenth century; and the present volume con…

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Version 2)

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James Hogg


An early example of a psychological mystery and modern crime fiction, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner details the …

The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems

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James Thomson


While primarily known for being pessimistic, the poetry of James Thomson (1834-1882) is also beautiful and psychologically complex. This 190…

Portrait Of A Man With Red Hair; A Romantic Macabre

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Hugh Walpole


Is the father insane or merely sadistic, a man entombed in a spirit of malevolence? This 1925 novel by a perceptive observer explores the te…

Adelgitha; or, The Fruits of a Single Error

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Matthew Lewis


The second original tragedy written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, Adelgitha; or, The Fruits of a Single Error is a markedly more serious a…

A Moment of Time

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Richard Hughes


British author Richard Hughes is perhaps most well-known for his sea-faring adventure novel A High Wind in Jamaica, but a dive into his shor…

The Black Flemings

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Kathleen Norris


The brick New England mansion on the rocky coast had been Gabrielle’s only home. She leaves and returns to find Wastewater Hall a deadly me…

December Tales

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William Harrison Ainsworth


December is a time of winding down and of nature resetting itself. In this volume of so-titled December Tales, we listen to stories of human…

The Monk: A Romance (Version 2)

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Matthew Lewis


As one of the pioneers of Gothic fiction, this classic novel is seriously underrated. The story revolves around Ambrosio, the abbot, who is …

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