Gothic Readalongs

Sometimes there are books you long to read but when you pick them up they are daunting Anne Radcliffes The Mysteries of Udolpho is one of those and to that end MsKatykins and I decided to read it along together but after reading a couple of other posts I got the idea to take it one step further and compile a list of Gothic or gothic inspired books to read hopefully with friends joining in so this will be the list in not particular order other than the first.  Each book will get its own sub page as they are read with a full list of links to all the posts I hope a few of you will take the time to join in.

  1. The Mysteries of Udolpho, Ann Radcliffe, 1794
  2. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, 1818
  3. “The Minister’s Black Veil,” Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1836
  4. “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Edgar Allan Poe, 1839
  5.  “The Oval Portrait,” Edgar Allan Poe, 1842
  6. “A Christmas Carol,” Charles Dickens, 1843Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, 1847
  7. “The Old Nurse’s Story,” Elizabeth Gaskell, 1852
  8. Dracula, Bram Stoker, 1897
  9. The Turn of the Screw, Henry James, 1898
  10. The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole, 1764
  11. The Pit And The Pendulum, Edgar Allan Poe
  12. The Monk, M.G. Lewis
  13. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  14. Castle Rackrent, Maria Edgeworth
  15. Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen

Prior to the finish of the current book I shall post a blog for the upcoming book and schedule posts for thos interested I really do hope a few of you will get involved.

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