Mexican Gothic is an echt gothic horror novel, a refreshing literary inclusion amidst the descent of ersatz contemporary novels—mere mirages promising a worthy tale only to fall short in content.
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When the young and impressionable protagonist—who is newly wed to Maxim de Winter—steps into her new home, Manderley, she immediately feels the haunting presence. Slowly, as this comes to overwhelm her and she struggles against the past, she wonders if it is her or Rebecca who floats through the halls of Manderley in a spectral form… Continue reading Captured Memory in Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier
As a true piece of Gothic Literature, the story of The Phantom of the Opera uses dark elements of horror to explore the true nature of humanity.
Three main characters, all not what they seem to be. This story reevaluates what it is to be human and what are the true distortions of humanity. Continue reading True Deformity in The Phantom of the Opera