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Dracula

by:Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912

After discovering the double identity of the wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, Count Dracula, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the evil vampire.

Editions:2191  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Psychological fiction, Gothic fiction

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Northanger Abbey

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman's daughter is invited to stay with the beguiling Henry Tilney and his family at Northanger Abbey, she expects mystery and intrigue at every turn, however the truth becomes stranger than fiction.

Editions:1274  Date:1817 - 2020  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Satire, Love stories, Romance 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:961  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Love stories, 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:1041  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Romantic suspense fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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The castle of Otranto; : a Gothic story

by:Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797

The castle of Otranto - Horace Walpole / The mysteries of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe / Northanger Abbey - Jane Austin.

Editions:600  Date:1069 - 2020  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Horror fiction, Horror fiction

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The monk

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

Prepare to be shocked. This novel, written in 1796, is a gothic festival of sex, magic and ghastly, ghostly violence rarely seen in literature. The Monk is remarkably modern in style and tells a breathless tale of temptation, imprisonment and betrayal. Matthew Lewis recounts the downfall of Ambrosio, the holier than thou monk seduced within the walls of a Madrid abbey until he heads for the utter corruption of the soul.

Editions:589  Date:1794 - 2020  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Horror fiction, Romance fiction, Love stories, Romance fiction

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Vathek

by:Beckford, William, 1760-1844

The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly.

Editions:577  Date:1760 - 2019  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Fantasy fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Fantasy 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:468  Date:1771 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Gothic fiction, Psychological fiction

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The haunting of Hill House

by:Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965

The story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a "haunting"; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers -- and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

Editions:147  Date:1953 - 2019  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Horror 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:188  Date:2006 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Gothic fiction

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