The Castle of Otranto (1764) is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular through the early 19th century. Walpole is the forerunner to such authors as Charles Robert Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, and Daphne du Maurier.
Buy The Castle of Otranto book by Horace Walpole from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Publisher: Wildside Press
Country of Publication: