Essential Gothic, SF & Dark Fantasy
A gripping gothic tale from the majestic Bram Stoker, which led to the birth of a legend and stoked the fertile imagination of film-makers, artists and novelists. When Jonathan Harker visits the remote Transylvanian castle of Count Dracula, little does he know that he will become a captive of the undead!
Cited by H.P. Lovecraft as ‘perhaps the greatest of all Mr. Hodgson's works’, this tale of a deserted house in Ireland hints at a terrifying evil. At each turn of the page, horrors begin to unfold, monsters are revealed and new dimensions exposed.
The handsome but susceptible Dorian Gray is pulled into the hedonism of London’s high society, where he falls under the pernicious influence of Lord Henry Wotton. Oscar Wilde’s nightmarish tale gorges on sin, corruption and vanity, with a series of dark twists and a desperate Faustian deal. With a new biography and a detailed new glossary.
In Robert Louis Stevenson’s suspense-filled masterpiece of horror, a repulsive, shameless creature stalks the streets and he’s getting harder to control. The charming Dr Jekyll couldn’t be more different to the violent and depraved Mr Hyde – until, that is, he takes a potion of his own concoction which allows him to embrace his darker side.
With a vengeful werewolf and a dark family secret this is an early horror original crawling with supernatural suspense. An unknown monster lurking in the misty pine forests has plagued the Hammands for as long as they can remember, and when Oliver is savagely attacked, his sister acts in desperation to save him from madness or death.