The Light Has Been Broken: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales

eBook: The Light Has Been Broken: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales

Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you this unique collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Bram Stoker: Dracula The Squaw… John William Polidori: The Vampyre James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Rip Van Winkle Edgar Allan Poe: The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Premature Burial Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal The Evil Eye Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Marjorie Bowen: Black Magic Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental… H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror The Shunned House… Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood The Haunted House… Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Woman in White Richard Marsh: The Beetle Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles The Silver Hatchet… Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla… Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan… William Hope Hodgson: The Ghost Pirates The Night Land E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Terror by Night… Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Birth Mark The House of the Seven Gables… Thomas Hardy: What the Shepherd Saw The Grave by the Handpost Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights Guy de Maupassant: The Horla Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto William Thomas Beckford: Vathek Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be? Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Rudyard Kipling: My Own True Ghost Story The City of Dreadful Night The Mark of the Beast… Stanley G. Weinbaum: The Dark Other Émile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian: The Man-Wolf… Amelia B. Edwards: The Phantom Coach… Pedro De Alarçon: The Nail Walter Hubbell: The Great Amherst Mystery Some Real American Ghosts Some Chinese Ghosts…

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Wilhelm Hauff, born on November 29, 1802, in Stuttgart, Germany, is primarily remembered for his enchanting fairy tales and novellas that carry a romantic yet often macabre element. Hauff's literary career, though brief due to his untimely death at the age of 24, was prolific and impactful. Trained in theology at the University of Tübingen, Hauff quickly shifted gears to follow his passion for writing. His narrative skill is exemplified in works such as 'The Caravan', 'The Inn in the Spessart', and 'The Sheik of Alexandria and his Slaves', where Hauff demonstrated an adeptness at weaving folklore with a playful handling of the orientalist tropes of his time. His collection featured in 'The Light Has Been Broken: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales', illustrates his talent in the Gothic genre, emphasizing an affinity for creating atmospheric tension and psychological depth within his stories. Through creating compelling and morally complex tales, Hauff's work has enjoyed a sustained legacy, influencing both peers and the generations that followed. His literary style, characterized by vivid imagination and an undercurrent of socio-political critique, remains celebrated and studied within the broader context of 19th-century German literature.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 23204 Seiten

Größe: 30,9 MB

ISBN: 8596547765219