Tag Archives: Gothic Reading Challenge

The Mysteries of Udolpho

The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe was published in 1794 in four volumes.  During her time it became a bestseller.  The novel influenced many writers over the years, including Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Walter Scott.  This novel is … Continue reading

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Review of Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte is the 23rd novel I have completed from my 1001 list and it is the 4th novel I have read for the Gothic Reading Challenge.  Emily started writing this book in 1845 and completed it … Continue reading

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Review of Silas Marner

My original intention when I started my summer reading challenges was to read one Gothic novel and then a Victorian novel and to continue this pattern until I completed all of them.  And so far I have stuck to this … Continue reading

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Review of Frankenstein

The 19th novel that I have completed from my list is Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  This is also the second book that I have competed for the Gothic Reading Challenge that I started at the beginning of this summer.  When this novel … Continue reading

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Review of The Castle of Otranto

The first book that I completed for the Gothic challenge was The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole. The first edition of this work was released in 1764 and it was claimed to be a translation of a manuscript that was printed … Continue reading

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