Gothic Horror Short Stories (Arcturus Classic Mysteries and Marvels #3)
This handsome foil accented hardcover brings together 23 chilling tales by landmark gothic writers, including Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Sheridan Le Fanu, Sir Walter Scott and many more.
Gothic fiction emerged in the 18th century, recognized for its bleak and sinister landscapes which housed unnatural forces of evil. Often controversial in their time, these stories pushed the boundaries of what was possible in fiction and evoked unsettling emotions as they told their tales of mysterious places, lost secrets, and sudden, shocking violence.
This collection brings together the very best within the genre, featuring crumbling castles, chilling cathedrals, and haunted manors as their eerie settings. Supernatural terrors lurk around every corner.
- The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
- The Yellow Wall-paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
- Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe
- The Invisible Girl by Mary Shelley
- The Tapestried Chamber by Sir Walter Scott
This wonderful collectible edition with striking red and silver foil accents is sure to terrify and entertain in equal measure.
ABOUT THE SERIES: The Arcturus Classic Mysteries and Marvels series brings together thrilling short stories from classic fiction, including spine-chilling ghost stories, gripping detective fiction and cosmic horror. These hardback anthologies with foil accented cover designs make wonderful gifts for any classic lover.