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The annotated Frankenstein

by:Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator, in an annotated edition that offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds.

Editions:1776  Date:1541 - 2018  Genre(s):Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Science fiction, Gothic fiction

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Northanger Abbey

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Catherine Morland meets all the trappings of Gothic horror and imagines the worst. Disaster does eventually strike, as it does in the real world as distinct from the romantic one, but without spoiling the wonderful atmosphere of this story.

Editions:1442  Date:1817 - 2018  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Love stories, Satire, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

by:Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

Editions:807  Date:1817 - 2018  Genre(s):Horror fiction, Science fiction, Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Gothic fiction

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The woman in white

by:Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

Still unsurpassed as a masterpiece of narrative drive and excruciating suspense, 'The Woman in White' is also famous for introducing, in the figure of Count Fosco, the prototype of the suave, sophisticated evil genius. The first detective novel ever written, it has remained, since its publication in 1860, the most admired example of the genre.

Editions:1139  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Romantic suspense fiction

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Rebecca

by:Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death.

Editions:1292  Date:1900 - 2017  Genre(s):Romantic suspense fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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The castle of Otranto

by:Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797

THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE; VATHEK BY WILLIAM BECKFORD; THE VAMPYRE BY JOHN POLIDORI; AND A FRAGMENT OF A NOVEL BY LORD BYRON.

Editions:648  Date:1069 - 2018  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Horror fiction

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The monk

by:Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818

The monk, Ambrosio is abandoned by his parents as an infant. Raised in a monastery, he is a religious fast-tracker taught to disdain sin and hold himself up as a model of purity, untempted by secular pleasure. In Madrid, as the novel begins, he is the young abbot, leader of a monastery. A mesmerizing public speaker, Ambrosio becomes proud and vain, as his popular weekly sermons quickly raise him to the status of an idol. Mischief and misfortunes ensue as Ambrosio's real virtues are put to the test.

Editions:653  Date:1794 - 2018  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Horror fiction, Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Vathek

by:Beckford, William, 1760-1844

Vathek is one of the earliest and most influential Gothic novels. Its hero is the Caliph Vathek who renounces Islam in a hedonistic quest for supernatural powers, which leads to his downfall. Beckford's genius was in marrying Orientalism with the Gothic, both sources of fascination and delight to reading audiences of the time.

Editions:588  Date:1760 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Fantasy fiction, Gothic fiction, Juvenile works, Gothic fiction

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The man of feeling

by:Mackenzie, Henry, 1745-1831

A novel that displays certain incidents which portray the hero in a variety of emotional experiences. The book takes the hero to London, returns him home to Scotland, and sees him die from an excess of sensibility.

Editions:449  Date:1771 - 2018  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction

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The thirteenth tale : a novel

by:Setterfield, Diane

When her health begins failing, the mysterious author Vida Winter decides to let Margaret Lea, a biographer, write the truth about her life, but Margaret needs to verify the facts since Vida has a history of telling outlandish tales.

Editions:205  Date:2006 - 2017  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Gothic fiction

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