Granted, there are some good gothic and weird stories here.
I highly recommend this collection to those who are in the bargain for literary gothic stories written by literature's biggest names from yesterday and today.
I do think that in spite of some flaws, it is a book to recommend to anyone interested in good literature.
What a letdown. This anthology starts off great, using the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and a tale that could have been inspired by Cotton Mather himself, but it then devolves into a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jaydynomite
The book was as promised, yes it was used but it had all the pages. The smell was a bit old too oldPublished 4 months ago by Not me
Good selection of tales. Not all of them are a hit. Some of them are more "weird tales" than truly "gothic," but I got a great price on it and some good reads and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Liz in Indy
The collection assembled by Ms. Oates is superb. She has introduced me to the genre of Gothic writings and I am absolutely grateful for having purchased this anthology. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Betty Bookworm
Oates writes a short but convincing Introduction which links our gothic horror genre to our Puritan past. First story is from Charles Brockden Brown's novel Wieland of 1798. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Harrington B. Laufman
Wonderful collection of short stories. Really enjoyed reading them all!!! Would recommend it to others. Cheap for my class tooPublished 15 months ago by dando
This book was very well put together and very well formatted with all the mixtures of different types and genres of gothic stories. Read morePublished 16 months ago by swood556
nice used book. all you can tell about Gothic with interesting stories and in good condition even tho its a used book. good deal for the offered pricePublished 19 months ago by tram