The descriptions of Vathek's palaces and diversions, and of his scheming sorceress-mother Carathis and her witch-tower, are triumphs of weird coloring that raise this literary work to a permanent place in English letters. Download it today!
This FREE e-Book is an intense psychological drama devoted to the burden of inherited guilt and the work of retribution. In traditional Hawthorne style, the greatest sin is the violation of the integrity of another person's soul. Download it today!
This is a story about an old man who is living in a bizarre, secluded mansion with his (possibly) insane sister and a number of cats; who begins to question his own sanity after a series of increasingly unsettling events. Download it now!
Lengthier than most of George Eliot's short fiction, the author wrote this short story in 1859--at the time of his sister's death. It is the nightmarish story of a young clairvoyant named Latimer, whose ability to read minds gives him nothing but sorrow. Download it today!
No matter how enormous it may be, the possession of power does not include knowledge on how to use it. A failed writer, and unrequited in love, Raphael is about to take a suicidal plunge into the Seine River. In the nick of time, however, he discovers the "Magic Skin" in an antique shop. Its...