Books Tagged ‘Horror’

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Subject: Horror

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...

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The War of the Worlds

Subject: Science Fiction

The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells, first serialised in 1897 by Pearson’s Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in th...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Subject: Fiction

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde. Dorian Gray is the subject of a full-length portrait in oil by Basil Hallward, an artist impressed...

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Subject: Fiction

Based on the author’s own experiences, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the...

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The Masque of the Red Death

Subject: Horror

“The Masque of the Red Death”, originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy”, is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first...

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Subject: Science Fiction

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyl...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition

Subject: Fiction

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories an...

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Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

Subject: Science Fiction

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous sa...

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