Gothic Fiction

A Noite na Taverna: contos phantásticos

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Alvares de Azevedo and Alvares De Azevedo

"A Noite na Taverna" é uma antologia de cinco contos do autor brasileiro Álvares de Azevedo. Foi publicada sob o pse…

El fantasma de la ópera

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Gaston Leroux

El fantasma de la ópera es una novela gótica, basada en hechos reales, que nos cuenta la historia de Erik. Un ser extrañ…

The Turn of the Screw (Version 3)

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Henry James

A gothic, ghost story, you are a jury of one. Is the Governess correct in her assumptions that her charges, two adorable and exemplary child…

PD Goth

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A collection of spooky stories culled from etexts found on Project Gutenberg (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Owen Wingrave

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Henry James

A young man of good family with a long distinguished military tradition indicates that he will not follow his ancestors' path into the army.…

The Wyvern Mystery

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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

A classic with a pinch of romance, a pinch of gothic, and a dash of mystery, are you interested yet? When young Alice Maybell’ father dies s…

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Version 3)

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Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray follows the title character as he downspirals due to gaining his wish of eternal youth. - Summary by Isabella Gar…

The Castle Spectre

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Matthew Lewis

Written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, whose novel The Monk is one of the most enduring Gothic works from the eighteenth century, The Castl…

The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne

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Ann Radcliffe

Ann Radcliffe is the founder of the gothic novel. This novel is no exception. The wicked baron murdered the good earl's father twelve years …

Auriol, or The Elixir of Life

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William Harrison Ainsworth

If you stumble upon the elixir of life, which provides you with eternal life, youth and health, then it's rather a bad idea to spoil this gr…

The Goddess: A Demon

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Richard Marsh

After a night of drinking and gambling, John Ferguson has a terrifying dream of his neighbor being violently torn to shreds by an unknown at…

Carmilla (Version 3)

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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla is an 1872 Gothic novella by Irish author Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, originally published as a serial in the London-based literary ma…

Das Geschlecht der Zukunft

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Durch einen Unfall entdeckt der Erzähler in einem Höhlensystem unter der Erdoberfläche eine "ideale Gesellschaft" v…


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Charlotte Dacre

Victoria de Loredani lives the life of a fairy tale princess in Venice. She has everything one might desire and more, until the sinister Cou…

The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories

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E. F. Benson

These stories have been written in the hopes of giving some pleasant qualms to their reader, if by chance, anyone be occupying in their peru…

Master Zacharius

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Jules Verne

Master Zacharius is a man of science, skill, and overpowering pride. He is the first to successfully, and accurately, regulate time. Does th…

The Lady of the Shroud

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Bram Stoker

As the title suggests, this work does flirt with the supernatural. Yet it is essentially a political novel—a utopian experiment in a fictiti…

The Castle of Otranto (Version 2)

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Horace Walpole

The Castle of Otranto is regarded as the first Gothic novel, a genre appealing to a taste for terror and set in a remote past when prodigies…

The Statement of Stella Maberly

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F. Anstey

From childhood Stella Maberly has been violently wilful and jealous, yet certain of her own superiority. She can be loving and friendly, but…

Hieroglyphic Tales

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Horace Walpole

Surreal and satirical, these stories by the eighteenth century man of letters, Whig politician, art historian and antiquarian are '"...…

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