The horror novel The Lair of the White Worm, also titled The Garden of Evil, was written by Bram Stoker, the creator of Dracula. Based in part on the Lambton Worm legend, it tells the story of Adam Salton who travels to England at his granduncle's behest in order to establish family ties. But once there Adam finds himself at the heart of strange and unaccountable developments. Ken Russell's made a film adaption in 1988, which quickly...
Instead of memorizing vocabulary words, work your way through an actual well-written novel. Even novices can follow along as each individual English paragraph is paired with the corresponding French paragraph. It won't be an easy project, but you'll learn a lot.
Blood, gore, murder, and sin—Victorian literature's darkest horrors await you.
The penny dreadfuls were cheap nineteenth-century English stories that featured gothic, lurid, disturbing, and tantalizing content. These horror serials cost a penny per issue, hence their name: penny dreadfuls. The penny dreadfuls often paid homage to—and even inspired—many of the more famous narratives of the horror genre.
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The Wondrous Child is a tale written by the famous Bram Stoker, writer of Dracula. This short story is an amazing tale of a brother and sister, Sibold and May, and their dream adventure where they encounter the wondrous child.