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Fatal Revenge

I was grasped by an influence that froze me up. The cold and bony hand was on me; the blood in my veins thrilled and crept like the cold motion of a worm...I knew I was among the dead...Written with the express desire to counter the comfortable familiarity with which ghost stories were being written, Fatal Revenge begins with an introduction by an anonymous Italian officer

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El Italiano, o el confesonario de los penitentes negros

Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) es posiblemente la autora con mas carisma entre todos los escritores que, hacia finales del siglo XVIII y comienzos del XIX, cultivaron con pasion un tipo de relato terrorifico que con el tiempo se denominaria literatura gotica o genero gotico. Dos son las obras de Ann Radcliffe que reunen en su trama los elementos mas caracteristicos de un buen r

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Die Elixiere Des Teufels

Manche Romane entfalten, obwohl vor fast 200 Jahren geschrieben, erst heute ihre ganze Wirkung. Waren zeitgenossische Leser von Die Elixiere des Teufels -- erstmals 1815 und 1816 in zwei Banden erschienen -- eher uberfordert, steht der Roman heute als ein Meisterwerk der Fantastik in zahlreichen Bucherschranken. Auf den ersten Blick erzahlt Hoffmann eine nicht eben neue Sc

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The Fall of the House of Usher & Other Stories

[Penguin Readers Level 3]Usher thinks the house is making him and his sister sick. They are going mad and Usher asks an old friend to help them. Can Usher win the fight against madness? And will Madeline ever be well again? Edgar Allan Poes short stories are still popular a hundred and fifty years after his death. Other titles featured here include The Barrel of Amontilla

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Manuscrit trouve a Saragosse (version de 1804)

En 2002, Dominique Triaire et Francois Rosset, deux chercheurs lances sur les traces de lexcentrique comte polonais Jean Potocki, decouvrent six manuscrits mal classes dans les archives de Poznan (Pologne). Letude minutieuse de ces documents leur permet detablir un fait incroyable : il nexiste pas une, mais deux versions au moins du Manuscrit trouve a Saragosse. Cette

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Zastrozzi

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is widely considered to be among the finest lyric poets of the English language. He received his early education at home, tutored by Reverend Evan Edwards of Warnham. In 1802, he entered the Syon House Academy of Brentford. He was routinely bullied while he was there, both because of his girl

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Die Elixiere des Teufels: Nachgelassene Papiere des Bruders Medardus, eines Kapuziners

E.T.A. Hoffmann: Poetische Werke in sechs Banden, Berlin: Aufbau, 1963. Entstanden 1814/15. Erstdruck: Berlin (Duncker und Humblot) 1815/16. (2 Bde.)

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Los elixires del diablo

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1776-1822) no llego a entrar con honores en las paginas de oro de la historia de la musica, tal como anhelo toda su vida; a cambio, su nombre ha quedado grabado para siempre, con letras de un extrano fulgor, en el libro de oro de la literatura universal y su recuerdo quedara asociado en la memoria del lector con el sabor agridulce de la fant

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Elixirele diavolului

Osciland intre fantasticul gotic si ironie, in Elixirele diavolului Hoffmann le propune cititorilor sai o incursiune in universul fortelor malefice. Intruziunea supranaturalului in viata personajelor - o confruntare inegala - dezvaluie fragilitatea si tragismul conditiei umane.

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Zastrozzi

Zastrozzi, Shelley�s first published novel, is a work of pure Gothic fantasy, offering many glimpses of the author�s nascent poetic genius. Zastrozzi, the arch-villain of the tale, is sworn to avenge the wrongs done to his mother. Prepared to go to any lengths to execute his horrific plans, he enlists the help of the willing Matilda. Together, they vow to destroy Verezzi a

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