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Shirley By Charlotte Brontë
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A work that combines social commentary with the more private preoccupations of Jane Eyre, Shirley demonstrates the full range of Brontë's literary talent. "Shirley is a revolutionary... More > novel," wrote Brontë biographer Lyndall Gordon. "Shirley follows Jane Eyre as a new exemplar but so much a forerunner of the feminist of the later twentieth century that it is hard to believe in her actual existence in 1811-12. She is a theoretic possibility: what a woman might be if she combined independence and means of her own with intellect. Charlotte Brontë imagined a new form of power, equal to that of men, in a confident young woman [whose] extraordinary freedom has accustomed her to think for herself....Shirley [is] Brontë's most feminist novel."< Less
Pang of Guilt By Robert Browning
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A box is discovered hidden in a river and it exposes some disturbing information that has been suppressed for twenty five years. A diary - written by a former pupil of the local boarding school. It... More > is passed on to another former pupil, James Drake, who reads the contents with increasing curiosity and horror. As the story unfolds, Drake is burdened with a deep sense of guilt at his failure to change a path which led to darkness. Imagine a cross between Donna Tartt and Bret Easton Ellis and you have Robert Browning's first novel.< Less
Pang of Guilt By Robert Browning
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A box is discovered hidden in a river and it exposes some disturbing information that has been suppressed for twenty five years. A diary - written by a former pupil of the local boarding school. It... More > is passed on to another former pupil, James Drake, who reads the contents with increasing curiosity and horror. As the story unfolds, Drake is burdened with a deep sense of guilt at his failure to change a path which led to darkness. Imagine a cross between Donna Tartt and Bret Easton Ellis and you have Robert Browning's first novel.< Less
Porphyria's Lover By Laura May
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A beautifully gothic visual adaptation of Robert Browning's masterpiece "Porphyria's Lover".
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Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman (Annotated) By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Wollstonecraft's philosophical and gothic novel revolves around the story of a woman imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband. It focuses on the societal rather than the individual "wrongs... More > of woman" and criticizes what Wollstonecraft viewed as the patriarchal institution of marriage in eighteenth-century Britain and the legal system that protected it< Less
The House of the Seven Gables By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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“The wrongdoing of one generation lives into the successive ones and… becomes a pure and uncontrollable mischief.” Hawthorne’s moral for “The House of the Seven... More > Gables,” taken from the Preface, accurately presages his story. The full weight of the gloomy mansion of the title seems to sit on the fortunes of the Pyncheon family. An ancestor took advantage of the Salem witch trials to wrest away the land whereon the house would be raised… but the land’s owner, about to be executed as a wizard, cursed the Pyncheon family until such time as they should make restitution.< Less
The Woman In White By Wilkie Collins
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'In one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop... There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in... More > white' The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled in the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice, vanilla bonbons, and poison. Pursuing questions of identity and insanity along the paths and corridors of English country houses and the madhouse, The Woman in White is the first and most influential of the Victorian genre that combined Gothic horror with pyschological realism.< Less
Divine Blood By H.T. Night
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This full-length novel of Josiah Reign covers eighteen years of his twin boys growing up and coming into their own as young men. From youthful misadventures that reveal his quiet son Jason’s... More > power to heal others, to Joshua’s charismatic personality and surprising gift, Josiah experiences both love for his sons and valiant struggles in his turbulent marriage to Lena. It is not without heartrending, increasing sorrow and outrage that Josiah never truly comes to terms with the Triat’s prophecy that one of the boys will be sacrificed for the good of the Mani vampires. But Josiah is still a fighter at heart, though he hasn’t seen battle action for a while, and it will be over his dead body before anyone lays a hand on one of his sons. It’s getting harder to call up an army and Josiah goes solo and dusts off his fighting skills to protect his family. He also examines his beliefs and questions the Triat’s control over who lives and who dies. But who is a friend and who is a foe?< Less
Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh By J. S. LeFanu
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Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery-thriller novel by the Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as an early example of thelocked room mystery subgenre. The novel is a first person... More > narrative told from the point of view of the teenaged Maud Ruthyn, an heiress living with her sombre, reclusive father Austyn Ruthyn in their mansion at Knowl. She gradually becomes aware of the existence of Silas Ruthyn, a black sheep uncle whom she has never met, who was once an infamous rake and gambler but is now apparently a fervently reformed Christian. Silas's past holds a dark mystery, which she gradually learns from her father and from her worldly, cheerful cousin Lady Monica: the suspicious suicide of a man to whom Silas owed an enormous gambling debt, which took place within a locked, apparently impenetrable room in Silas's mansion at Bartram-Haugh.< Less

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