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The World's Greatest Books — Volume 08 — Fiction

4.2 · 661 Ratings · 237 Downloads
SIR WALTER SCOTT Quentin Durward I.--The Wanderer Meets Louis XI. II.--The Scottish Archer III.--A Prize for Honour IV.--The Winning of the Prize Rob Roy I.--I Meet Diana Vernon II...

Micromegas and Other Short Fictions

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Something between a tale and a polemic, these "fables of reason" are feats of narrative compression and contain much of Voltaire's best and funniest writing. From ribald tales of a...

Northanger Abbey

5 · 690 Ratings · 1466 Downloads
First accepted by a publisher in 1803, Northanger Abbey was eventually published posthumously in 1818. In it Austen weaves a romance full of suspense and comedy around the heroine ...

The Turn of the Screw

3.5 · 409 Ratings · 1746 Downloads
“The Turn of the Screw” was published by Henry James in 1898 in Usa. It is a gothic story novella in which the Author tells us a ghost story in a non-stereotypical way: ghosts ...

Frankenstein

4 · 401 Ratings · 906 Downloads
Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, was completed by Mary Shelley at the age of 19. She infused this original novel with Gothic and Romantic elements. Scientist Victor Frankenst...

The Woman in White

4 · 1447 Ratings · 1698 Downloads
Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, & international intrigue. In this new edition, John S...

The Fall of the House of Usher

4.9 · 130 Ratings · 865 Downloads
Set in the dark and gloomy atmosphere of the Usher House, this is the story of the last survivors of a prestigious family. The writer delves into the personality of the protagonist...

The Castle of Otranto

3.5 · 946 Ratings · 823 Downloads
On the day of his wedding Conrad, heir to the house of Otranto, is killed in mysterious circumstances. Fearing the end of his dynasty, his father, Manfred, determines to marry Conr...

The Mysteries of Udolpho

4 · 309 Ratings · 494 Downloads
This was the most popular novel of Radcliffe's time and Radcliffe's portrayal of her heroine's inner life raised the Gothic romance to a new level. The atmosphere of fear and the g...

Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

3.5 · 1653 Ratings · 7657 Downloads
Frankenstein was published in 1818, the work of a 21-year-old genius named Mary Shelley. Hundreds of movies, adaptations, and monster masks later, its reputation remains so lively ...

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 2

5 · 1670 Ratings · 1990 Downloads
American poet, fiction writer, and literary critic EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809-1849) pioneered the short story, popularized romantic Gothic fiction in the United States in the 19th centu...

Frankenstein

0 · 0 Ratings · 390 Downloads
Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, was completed by Mary Shelley at the age of 19. She infused this original novel with Gothic and Romantic elements. Scientist Victor Frankenst...

The Monk: A Romance

4 · 766 Ratings · 431 Downloads
The Monk is the most sensational of Gothic novels. The main plot concerns Ambrosio, an abbot of irreproachable holiness, who is seduced by a woman (or perhaps a demon) disguised as...

The History Ofthe Caliph Vatek

4 · 946 Ratings · 166 Downloads
Beckford's Gothic novel, Vathek, an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who mak...

Dracula

4 · 149 Ratings · 6466 Downloads
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 ? April 20, 1912) was an Irish writer, best remembered as the author of the influential horror novel Dracula. In his honor, the Horror Write...

The Red Room

4.5 · 2 Ratings · 651 Downloads
"The Red Room" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. First published in the 1896 edition of “The Idler” magazine, it is a quintessentially Gothic tale about a man who spends...

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

3.5 · 341 Ratings · 3727 Downloads
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and ...

Notre-Dame De Paris

4.9 · 293 Ratings · 872 Downloads
A few years ago, while visiting or, rather, rummaging about Notre-Dame, the author of this book found, in an obscure nook of one of the towers, the following word, engraved by hand...

The Vampyre; a Tale

4.8 · 1462 Ratings · 662 Downloads
Varla Ventura, fan favorite on Huffington Post’s Weird News, frequent guest on Coast to Coast, and bestselling author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, introduces a ...

The Canterville Ghost

4.7 · 193 Ratings · 465 Downloads
The Canterville Ghost is a popular 1887 novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named S...

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

4 · 336 Ratings · 170 Downloads
Considered in turn a Gothic novel, a psychological case study of an unreliable narrator, and an examination of totalitarian thought, the ultimately unclassifiable novel is set in a...

Dracula's Guest

4 · 757 Ratings · 190 Downloads
The selections in this book are classic horror stories that shaped and bred this genre. The dark, brooding, smothering atmosphere Stoker creates here is powerful and brilliant. The...

Varney the Vampire; Or, the Feast of Blood

4.5 · 694 Ratings · 348 Downloads
Varney the Vampire is over 220 chapters and is a piece of history. Before tv and melodramas apparently people entertained themselves with "penny dreadfuls" which were weekly publis...

The Lair of the White Worm

4 · 328 Ratings · 163 Downloads
"This book centers around Adam Salton who is contacted by his granduncle in England, for the purpose of establishing a relationship between these last two members of the family. Ad...

The Consolation of Philosophy

4 · 700 Ratings · 683 Downloads
Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it ...

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

4.6 · 232 Ratings · 443 Downloads
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magaz...

The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson

4.4 · 1644 Ratings · 306 Downloads
I found information on a Saemund Sigfusson while reading family documents. I then learned that Odinist Masons in France had seen him as instrumental in the building of the first Go...