Genre - Gothic Fiction
“The Turn of the Screw” is a novella written by Henry James, an American-British author, and was first published in 1898. It is a work of gothic fiction and is known for its ambiguity and psychological complexity.
The story is narrated by an unnamed governess who is hired to take care of two orphaned children, Miles and Flora, at Bly, a remote country estate in England. As the governess settles into her role, she becomes increasingly troubled by strange and eerie occurrences. She starts to s… Read More
“The Picture of Dorian Gray” is a novel written by the Irish author Oscar Wilde. It was first published in 1890 and is considered one of Wilde’s most famous and enduring works. The novel is known for its exploration of themes related to aestheticism, moral corruption, the nature of beauty, and the consequences of indulgence.
The story revolves around the character of Dorian Gray, a young and handsome man living in Victorian-era London. Dorian becomes the subject of a portrait painted by hi… Read More
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, first published in 1861 and set in 19th-century London, is a coming-of-age story that follows the life of an orphan named Pip as he navigates the complexities of the world and his own personal growth. Pip grapples with social class, love, guilt, and the consequences of his actions in this timeless Dickens classic.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the 10th and final release in Book.io Classics: Monster Editions. A gothic story by Washington Irving, the book was first published in 1819. The legend follows Ichabod Crane and his encounters with the Headless Horseman, the ghost of a soldier whose head was removed by a cannonball at war.
This book is not for sale. It will be given out, at random, to holder of the first 9 books in the Book.io Classics: Monster Editions.
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This is the sixth release in the Book.io Classics: Monster Editions. First published in 1886 by Robert Louis Stevenson, the book is a famous piece of English Literature and is considered to be a defining book of the gothic horror genre. The novella has had a lasting impact on culture, making the phrase “Jekyll and Hyde” used to describe people who are outwardly good, but hide dark secrets of their true nature.
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This is your chance to own the second release in the Book Token Classics: Monster Editions. Dracula by Bram Stoker was first published May 26, 1897. Dracula is one of the most famous pieces of English literature. Many of the book’s characters have entered popular culture as archetypal versions of their characters. Some early reviewers who wrote negatively of the novel regarded it as excessively frightening.
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This is your chance to own the first release in the Book Token Classics: Monster Editions. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is considered by many scholars to be the first official science-fiction novel ever written. Frankenstein has had considerable influence on literature and on popular culture, spawning a complete genre of horror stories, films, and plays.