If you like classic, Gothic horror then you will LOVE this book.
It has all the requisite elements of a rainy-night novel - obscure legends, magic spells, terrible demons, chase scenes, and intersecting love stories.
The langauge, in my opinion, is well written but less complex and easier to understand than some of the other books of its time.
Written around late 18th Century is a Gothic version of the Faust. It is an eye opener in to circumstantial nature of human nature, and how there is a beast in al;l of us given the... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Avinesh
If you like classic, Gothic horror then you will LOVE this book. I have tried to read many of the books from the same period and so far the others do not match up (Castle of O,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Chris Rasmussen
This book has some really good characters, but I don't think the one the book is named for is one of them. I do like how the varying story lines correlated by the end.Published 14 months ago by Elizabeth Rammel
I personally just had a really hard time getting into this book. Just when it would start to pick up it got boring again. Read morePublished 14 months ago by smk
I can't believe it how good this read was. Though the language was a bit old fashion, everything about the plot was so modern it was hard to believe it was written so long ago. Read morePublished 15 months ago by S. B. Scott
I will start by saying that if you don't like Gothic horror, then you won't like this book. Period. This book and this review aren't for you. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Cynthia C.C.