Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker

Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D.Barker next to a bowl of cherries

Edition Published: October 17th 2019, First Published: October 2nd 2018 Language book read in: English Nel’s Perspective Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker’s Dracul has been on my waiting-to-be-read list for a loooong time and I knew I had to wait, because generally ordering English edition books from overseas takes a lot of time. But, … Continue reading Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Partial cover of Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Nel’s Perspective The short version of this review would be – I loved it! I spent the last few months reading books, which included either copious amounts of gore or dark/existential philosophical musings, and honestly, I was waiting to find a book, which embodied the classical gothic elements of story-telling without going into any extremes. … Continue reading The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

In A Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu

Edition Published: 1997, First Published: 1872 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: In A Glass Darkly is a collection of 5 stories, loosely connected by the common theme of being cases observed or brought to the attention of Dr Hesselius, who does not take an active part in them and are submitted to the attention … Continue reading In A Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu

Selected Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

Partial Cover of Selected Tales By Edgar Allan Poe

Edition Published: 1994, First Published: 1956 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: It is somewhat challenging to write about a compilation of short stories. There are some I loved, and some I didn’t. On the other hand, to fully appreciate the style of an author it is best to read more than one of their … Continue reading Selected Tales by Edgar Allan Poe