Gothic Fiction

Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires

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Edgar Allan Poe


Voici le second volume des Histoires extraordinaires d'Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), traduites par Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867). Cette comp…

Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

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George W. M. Reynolds


Wagner is a poor, lonely old shepherd living on the edge of the Black Forest. In a devil's pact he gains youth and wealth for the price of t…

Trilby

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George Du Maurier


Trilby, published in 1894, fits into the gothic horror genre which was undergoing a revival during the Fin de siècle and is one of th…

Wieland; Or, The Transformation: An American Tale

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Charles Brockden Brown


The lives of a prosperous, intellectual family are disrupted when they meet the mysterious Carwin. Set in the period before the Revolutionar…

Rookwood

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William Harrison Ainsworth


A rich and complex Gothic-Romance centring on the murky deeds of an ancient family. It is a wonderfully atmospheric piece that combines narr…

Le château des Carpathes

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Jules Verne


Le château des Carpathes raconte l'histoire de la rivalité entre deux hommes charismatiques pour une jeune cantatrice italienne…

Los mil y un fantasmas, vol. 2

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Alexandre Dumas


En este segundo volumen de "Los mil y un fantasmas" Dumas comparte una historia que, en su lecho de muerte le confesó su ma…

PD Goth

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Various


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.…

Horror Stories

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Ada Buisson


Ada Buisson was a Victorian novelist and short story author. This collection includes her three horror stories, all of which were published …

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…

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 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 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…

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…

Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus (Version 4)

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Mary Shelley


This is a classic (gothic) horror story, and one of the earliest examples of science fiction. The main characters are Dr. Frankenstein and h…

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 …

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…

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…

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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