The Castle of Otranto, Paperback / softback Book

The Castle of Otranto Paperback / softback


When Conrad, son of Prince Manfred of Otranto, is killed in mysterious circumstances on his wedding day, his father, fearing his line is at an end, declares that he will divorce his wife and marry his late son's intended bride.

Soon, however, this planned union brings about a series of supernatural events, tragic misunderstandings and cold-blooded murder.

Presented as the translation of a medieval Italian text from the time of the crusades, The Castle of Otranto was the first and most influential novel of the eighteenth-century Gothic revival, and introduced several of what became its most recognizable tropes. This edition contains extra material about the author's life and works, notes and bibliographic information


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic horror & ghost stories
  • ISBN: 9781847497598

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