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Tales of Terror from the House of Blackwood

Although any horror story might be designated a ‘Tale of Terror,’ this term has come to have a particular association with the short sharp shockers of Regency and early-Victorian monthly magazines – particularly… 1,705 more words

19th Century Literature

"Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor" by R. D. Blackmore

Synopsis (via Amazon.co.uk):

Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor is an historical novel of high adventure set in the South West of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth’s rebellion (1685). 668 more words


Five Reasons to Drop Everything and Read A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens, 1859

You do not need me to tell you that A Tale of Two Cities is a masterpiece. 682 more words

19th Century Literature

Book Review: A Gentle Creature & Other Stories

Book: A Gentle Creature & Other  Stories

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Original Language/Translation: Russian, tr. by Alan Myers

Genre: Literary Fiction, Russian Literature

Page Count:160 pgs… 1,650 more words


North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Opposites most certainly attract in North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell.

The North (of England) is industrial, smoky, dirty, and dark. The South is lush, green, bright, and full of life. 431 more words


The Poetry of Robert Browning

I wish I had ordered two sets of Robert Browning’s poetry so I could rip the pages out of one set and roll around in them like a villain in a pile of money. 484 more words

19th Century Literature