by Mary Shelley
- Autor: Mary Shelley
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is the most famous novel of the English writer Mary Shelly. Victor Frankenstein managed to breathe life in inanimate matter, but it became a scary monster. Other outsatanding novels of Mary Shelly are “The last man”, “Journal of a Six Weeks' Tour”, “The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck”, “Lodore”, “Falkner”, Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca”. Mary Shelly is considered the founder of science fiction literature. The birth story of “Frankenstein” is truly incredible. When the couple Shelley spent their holidays in...
Number of pages: ~ 160 pages
by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
- Autor: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Having bought a castle in Styria, an English family was going to lead a quiet and solitary life. But, accomplishment of their desires was disturbed by a meeting of an enigmatic and attractive beauty, whose appearance brings illnesses and forbidden passion. It is a sample of classical gothic story about vampires, which was screened many times. Bram Stoker imitated many of its details....
Number of pages: ~ 88 pages
by Bram Stoker
- Autor: Bram Stoker
Bram Stoker is an author of many books, which were very popular at the time – “The Lair of the White Worm”, “The Snake's Pass”, “The Lady of the Shroud”. However, only one of his novels obtained real immortality. This novel is “Dracula”. This book is not the first narration about vampires but it became a classic of the genre, his etalon and gave occasion to an outburst of worldwide passion of a “vampire” theme, which is not subsided to this day. On basis of different myths, Stoker could create his own immensely beautiful world from Middle Ages up to now, from mysterious Transylvania to cozy...
Number of pages: ~ 236 pages