Synopses & Reviews
Gothic Classics presents Ann Radcliffe's archetypal gothic novel The Mysteries of Udopho
, adapted by Antonella Caputo and Carlo Vergara. Plus: Jane Austen's gothic parody Northanger Abbey
by Trina Robbins and Anne Timmons; and Poe's "The Oval Portrait" by Malaysian illustrator Leong Wan Kok. Also "At the Gate," a ghost story with dogs by Myla Jo Closser, illustrated by Shary Flenniken; and J. Sheridan Le Fanu's great vampire tale "Carmilla," by Rod Lott and Lisa K. Weber.
With a dramatic cover painting from "Carmilla" by Lisa K. Weber.
"While Gothic Classics only occasionally touches on the genre's more sensationalist tendencies...the sight of a willowy young girl holding onto a flickering lantern as she tremulously treads toward who-knows-what...is still rife with 'forbidden' connotation..." Bill Sherman, BlogCritics Magazine