Account

Company

  Menu

Description

Step into the mysterious world of Gothic fiction with "The Castle of Otranto" by Horace Walpole. This classic novel, written by the pioneering author of the Gothic genre, invites readers to explore a tale of supernatural occurrences, mysterious events, and the allure of the medieval world.

A Glimpse into Gothic Intrigue:

Join Horace Walpole as he weaves a narrative that unfolds within the walls of the Castle of Otranto. Immerse yourself in a story that encompasses elements of romance, mystery, and the supernatural, setting the stage for the Gothic tradition that would captivate readers for generations to come.

But here's the enigmatic question that lingers in the shadows: Can the mysteries of the Castle of Otranto be unraveled, or are they destined to haunt the characters and readers alike?

Exploring the Supernatural Realm:

As the plot thickens, delve into the Gothic atmosphere and unearth the secrets hidden within the castle's walls. "The Castle of Otranto" invites readers to experience the thrill of the unknown, where elements of the supernatural intertwine with human emotions and desires.

Now, as you embark on this literary journey, you're invited to witness the birth of Gothic fiction and the enduring allure of Walpole's masterpiece.

Are you prepared to traverse the corridors of "The Castle of Otranto"? Immerse yourself in the Gothic intrigue crafted by Horace Walpole, and discover why this novel remains a cornerstone of the Gothic literary tradition.

Seize the opportunity to own a piece of literary history. Purchase "The Castle of Otranto" now, and let the mysteries within its pages transport you to a world where the supernatural and the human collide in a captivating narrative.

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole: This novel is considered to be the first Gothic novel and tells the story of Manfred, the prince of Otranto, who seeks to ensure his family line continues by marrying his son to the princess Isabella. However, events take a turn for the supernatural as a giant helmet appears and the castle is haunted by a mysterious figure.

Key Aspects of the Book "The Castle of Otranto":
Gothic Literature: The book is considered to be the first Gothic novel and features elements such as supernatural events, suspense, and dark settings.
Supernatural Elements: The novel features a number of supernatural elements, including a mysterious figure haunting the castle and a giant helmet that appears out of nowhere.
Familial Relationships: The book explores the relationships between members of the royal family of Otranto and the lengths to which they will go to protect their lineage.

Meta Biography: Horace Walpole was an English writer and politician who lived in the 18th century. He is best known for his Gothic novel The Castle of Otranto, which is considered to be the first of its kind. Walpole was also a collector of art and antiquities and is credited with coining the term "serendipity."

Tag This Book

This Book Has Been Tagged
It hasn't. Be the first to tag this book!

Our Recommendation

Get It This book is only £0.59.

Notify Me When The Price...

  • £
  • If I'm already tracking this book...

to track this book on eReaderIQ.

Track These Authors

to track Horace Walpole on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Horace Walpole.
  • to stop tracking Horace Walpole.

Price Summary

  • We started tracking this book on July 10, 2018.
  • This book was £3.04 when we started tracking it.
  • The price of this book has changed 149 times in the past 2,141 days.
  • The current price of this book is £0.59 last checked 9 hours ago.
  • This book is at its lowest price in the past six months.
  • This lowest price this book has been offered at in the past year is £0.58.
  • The lowest price to date was FREE last reached on July 12, 2020.
  • This book has been FREE one time since we started tracking it.
  • The highest price to date was £3.69 last reached on September 30, 2018.
  • This book has been £3.69 one time since we started tracking it.

Genres

Additional Info

  • Text-to-Speech: Disabled
  • Lending: Disabled

We last verified the price of this book about 9 hours ago. At that time, the price was £0.59. This price is subject to change. The price displayed on the Amazon.co.uk website at the time of purchase is the price you will pay for this book. Please confirm the price before making any purchases.