Tag Archives: modern gothic novel

Such Wicked Intent – The Supernatural Element Is A Key For A Great Frankenstein Story

Book Review :┬áSuch Wicked Intent The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein #2 By Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Summary When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not … Continue reading

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“Midnight in Austenland” – A Light Modern Gothic Mystery, Does Shannon Hale Pull It All Together?

Book Review : Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale Spoiler Alert! Charlotte Kinder is nice. She always has been nice, it’s just what she does. Charlotte’s husband has not been so nice, having had an affair and left his wife … Continue reading

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“Fire and Hemlock” – Diana Wynne Jones’ Style of a Gothic Romance

Book Review : Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones Spoiler Alert! Polly Whittacker is back at her granny’s house and while looking at the picture ‘Fire and Hemlock’ realizes that she seems to have two conflicting sets of memories. … Continue reading

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