You know the telltale signs of a Gothic story—the creepy, isolated manor house; the innocent main character; the mysterious accident everyone whispers about (or was it really murder?); the spine-chilling footsteps heard in a dark hall.
Gothic stories may seem familiar now, but at one point they were cutting-edge novelties of entertainment. Here’s where you can learn more about the history of gothic fiction.
QUESTION: What’s your favorite gothic novel?