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Carmilla

  [french | 1871]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Summary: [Carmilla publi en 1871 est le plus clbre roman de lcrivain irlandais Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.Luvre est dailleurs lun des romans gothiques et vampiriques les plus clbres du genre tant les atmosphres y sont puissantes et mystrieuses. Laura candide souhait incarne la parfaite hrone gothique. Carmilla quant elle personnage nigmatique et dangereux incarne la sensualit et prsente lhomosexualit ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 24

Doom Of The Griffiths

  [english | 1896]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... let him live on, the loathing and scorn of his compatriots, and the victim of bitter remorse. The mark of Cain was upon him. But before he went forth-while ...... have distinguished himself in those branches of literature which call for taste and imagination, rather than any exertion of reflection or judgment. ...... partly from his devoting much time to studies of which she could ...]
Genres: [horror | gothic | short storyDownloads: 11

El Hombre De Arena

  [spanish | 1817]  

E A Hoffmann


Summary: [El cuento relata la vida de un muchacho Nathanal quien est traumatizado por la muerte de su padre ocurrida durante su infancia. A pesar de estar comprometido se enamora de un autmata construido por Coppelius y un cmplice.http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_hombre_de_arena_(Hoffmann)]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 198

Frankenstein Ou Le Promethee Moderne

  [french | 1818]  

Mary Shelley


Summary: [Frankenstein ou Le Promthe moderne (Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus) est un roman gothique et considr a posteriori comme le prcurseur de la science-fiction publi en 1818 par la jeune britannique Mary Shelley matresse et future pouse du pote Shelley.Le roman est le rcit dune tentative dexploration polaire par Robert Walton. La majeure partie de ce rcit est constitue par lhistoire de la vie ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 421

I Misteri Del Castello Dudolfo Vol 1

  [italian | 1794]  

Ann Radcliffe


Excerpts: [... Ella aveva annunziato fin dall'infanzia una rara delicatezza di spirito, affezioni vive ed una docile benevolenza ma lasciava travedere nondimeno troppa ...... sarebbe stata per uno spirito pi ozioso, non avendo occasione di occuparsi a lungo d'una bagattella, e d'esagerarne l'importanza pensandovi del continuo. ...... che, prima di pronunciarsi, dovea aspettare una certezza, non ...]
Genres: [gothicDownloads: 382

I Misteri Del Castello Dudolfo Vol 2

  [italian | 1794]  

Ann Radcliffe


Excerpts: [... sdegno agitarono a vicenda il suo spirito. Non pot dissimularlo alla fanciulla i di lei sforzi per distrarlo e scherzare su questi timori repentini ...... somministrare la sua posizione. Passarono alcuni giorni in domande da una parte, e nell'inflessibilit dall'altra. Fosse per timore, o per vergogna, ...... pochi momenti da perdere in recriminazioni e giuramenti, disse questa ...]
Genres: [gothicDownloads: 404

I Misteri Del Castello Dudolfo Vol 3

  [italian | 1794]  

Ann Radcliffe


Excerpts: [... intendere pi distintamente, ed il suo terrore aument. Non sapea cosa risolvere, e sentiva sempre sospirare. La sua ansiet divenne s forte che risolse ...... i discorsi inutili, disse Montoni, vedendola disposta a parlare il vostro contegno basta a tradirvi or sarete condotta nella torre d'oriente. -Quest'accusa, ...... si ramment allora l'individuo ferito da lei veduto trasportare ...]
Genres: [gothicDownloads: 262

I Misteri Del Castello Dudolfo Vol 4

  [italian | 1794]  

Ann Radcliffe


Excerpts: [... di riveder la nuova amica, per dividere seco lei il piacere dello spettacolo della natura. Non aveva pi nessuno cui esprimere l'ammirazione e comunicare ...... ch tutti quelli che vi vedono fanno altrettanto. Non ve lo dico per complimento, parlo con sincerit ci ch'io temo ch'egli non sia amante preferito ...... pensava che probabilmente sarebbe stato l'ultimo, mancavale ogni ...]
Genres: [gothicDownloads: 53

John Jagon Henki Tahi Kuollutko Vai Elv

  [english | 1880]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... ja min seurasin lkrini neuvoa, lhtien Amerikaan ensi hyryss, joka kulki New-Yorkiin. Min olin erityisest syyst pitnyt matkan Amerikaan parempana muita ...... tll Yhdys-valloissa, noudatamme kuitenkin englantilaisia tapojamme. Me emme yleens paljon huoli amerikalaisista naisista, vaan kun Naomi tuli, voitti ...... viljelemisess tapahtunutta erehdyst, ilmottivat vanhuksen silmt, ett ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gothicDownloads: 14

La Baronne Trepassee

  [french | 1852]  

Pierre Ponson Du Terrail


Summary: [Roman de jeunesse de Ponson du Terrail La Baronne trpasse runit tous les composants du roman gothique : vampires fantmes chteau mdival. Ponson du Terrail ne mnage pas les effets non sans ironie voire parodie.Lhistoire souvre sur une promesse que fait le baron Hector de Nossac une ancienne matresse promesse dtre son esclave pendant 24 heures au moment quelle choisira. Celle-ci se rappelle au bon ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 310

La Caida De La Casa Usher

  [spanish | 1839]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Un joven caballero es invitado al viejo casern de un amigo de la adolescencia Roderick Usher artista enfermizo y excntrico que vive completamente recluido en compaa de su hermana Lady Madeline tambin delicada de salud. Usher vive presa de una enfermedad indefinible lo que hace a todos temer por su vida. La que acaba muriendo es su hermana. Sus restos mortales son depositados en una cripta pero no ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 252

La Falo De Usxero Domo

  [english | 2000]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7 1849 has remained mysterious: the circumstances leading up to it are uncertain and the cause of death is disputed. On October 3 Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore Maryland in great distress and... in need of immediate assistance according to the man who found him Joseph W. Walker. He was taken to the Washington College Hospital where he ...]
Genres: [gothic | language | post 1930Downloads: 232

La Murdoj De Kadavrejo Strato

  [english | 1998]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [La Murdoj De Kadavrejo Strato Esperanto Edition by Edgar Allan Poe. La Murdoj de Kadavrejo-Strato is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Edgar Allan Poe is in the Esperanto language. If you enjoy the works of Edgar Allan Poe then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [gothic | horror | fiction and literatureDownloads: 278

Le Moine

  [french | 1796]  

Matthew Lewis


Summary: [Le Moine (The Monk) est un roman anglais de lcrivain Matthew Gregory Lewis publi en 1796. Cette uvre de jeunesse emblmatique du roman gothique aura une influence considrable et inspirera de nombreux imitateurs.Mathew Gregory Lewis a crit ce roman en 10 mois dans le but de divertir sa mre. Il peut paraitre trs subversif dans les thmes abords (viol inceste matricide magie noire...) ou dans ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 31

Le Portrait De Dorian Gray

  [french | 1891]  

Oscar Wilde


Summary: [Dorian Gray est un jeune homme dune trs grande beaut. Son ami artiste peintre Basil Hallward est obsd par cette dernire et en tire toute son inspiration. Sa fascination pour le jeune homme le mne faire son portrait qui se rvle tre la plus belle uvre quil ait jamais peinte et quil ne souhaite pas exposer : Jy ai mis trop de moi-mme .Dorian va faire la connaissance de Lord Henry dit Harry un ami ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 370

Melmoth Ou Lhomme Errant

  [french | 1820]  

Charles Robert Maturin


Excerpts: [... qui avait 'et'e autrefois une avenue, il d'ecouvrait sans cesse de nouvelles marques d'une d'esolation qui s''etait consid'erablement accrue ...... Je n'en sais rien. Cette r'eponse occasionna un cri g'en'eral d'horreur. L'interrogatoire continue. - Si vous croyiez Olavida coupable ...... n'eanmoins que le bruit terrible qui se faisait l`a-haut provenait de ce qu'elle s''etait ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 275

Melmoth The Wanderer Lock And Key Version

  [english | 1820]  

Charles Robert Maturin


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 31.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 425

Northanger Abbey

  [english | 1817]  

Jane Austen


Summary: [Jane Austens first novel Northanger Abbeypublished posthumously in 1818tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature innocence and sometime self-delusion. Though Austens fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey Catherine eventually triumphs blossoming into a discerning woman who learns ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 14

Peter Schlemihl

  [english | 1814]  

Adelbert Chamisso


Summary: [Peter Schlemihl by A. von Chamisso translated by L. von Lo?wenstein-Wertheim.--A slight misunderstanding by P. Me?rime?e translated by D. Parme?e.--Wife for sale by A. Chekhov translated by D. Tutaev.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gothicDownloads: 389

The Castle Of Otranto

  [english | 1764]  

Horace Walpole


Summary: [The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel and it was indeed the first novel to describe itself by that term. Castle is thus generally credited with initiating the Gothic literary genre one that would become extremely popular in the later 18th century and early 19th century. Thus Walpole is arguably the forerunner of such authors as ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 121
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