An episode of spectral horror from Matthew G. Lewis’s THE MONK

A scene of spectral horror from Matthew G. Lewis’┬áThe Monk: Repose I wooed in vain. The agitation of my bosom chased away sleep. Restless in my mind, in spite of the fatigue of my body, I continued to toss about from side to side, till the Clock in a neighbouring Steeple struck ‘One.’ As I listened to the mournful hollow sound, and heard it die away in the wind, I felt a sudden chillness spread itself over my body. IRead more

Storm in the Mountains

A violent storm besets the English traveller Stanton in Charles Robert Maturin’s eerie Gothic masterpiece, Melmoth the Wanderer (1820)…Read more