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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...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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 Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau — Complete

4.8 · 809 Ratings · 568 Downloads
In addition to making his mark as a prominent philosopher, educational theorist, and musician, renaissance man Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also a pioneer in the genre of autobiograph...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 Complete Fairy Tales and Stories

5 · 1 Ratings · 354 Downloads
This definitive collection of work from Hans Christian Andersen—one of the immortals of world literature—not only includes his own notes to his stories but is the only version ...

The Great God Pan

4 · 400 Ratings · 635 Downloads
"Of creators of cosmic fear raised to its most artistic pitch, few can hope to equal Arthur Machen."--H. P. Lovecraft Arthur Machen (1863-1947), Welsh novelist and essayist, is con...

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...

Famous Modern Ghost Stories

4.8 · 1791 Ratings · 581 Downloads
A fantastic collection of 15 spooky stories from the masters of the genre, including Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce....

2 B R O 2 B

4 · 948 Ratings · 1854 Downloads
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a prolific and genre-bending American novelist known for works blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle,...

The Mantle

0 · 0 Ratings · 619 Downloads
Explore the Russian creative movement known as literary realism through the work of writer Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol, whom many critics regard not only as one of the foremost pra...

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

3.5 · 827 Ratings · 914 Downloads
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare 1908 is the most renowned and critically acclaimed novel by the prolific G. K. Chesterton. Equal parts mystery, suspense story, allegory, and ...

Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Hell

4.9 · 472 Ratings · 788 Downloads
Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in the middle of the 13th century and what is principally known of him comes from his own writings. One of the world's great literary ma...

A Modest Proposal

5 · 1172 Ratings · 3265 Downloads
Published anonymously in 1729, Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay, A Modest Proposal, puts forth the darkly comical idea that the starving poor of Ireland might alleviate their eco...

The Eyes Have It

4 · 2 Ratings · 643 Downloads
Nobody blends satire and science fiction like renowned luminary of the genre Philip K. Dick. This short but utterly memorable tale tells the story of a man who is utterly convinced...

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

0 · 0 Ratings · 427 Downloads
A practical handbook of pertinent expressions, striking similes, literary, commercial, conversational, and oratorical terms, for the embellishment of speech and literature, and the...

The Jungle Book

4 · 909 Ratings · 9407 Downloads
The story of the man-cub Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle, guided by his mentors Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and the ancient python Kaa, and who c...