The Story of a young scientist who creates a hideous, sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.First edition of Shelley's "Frankenstein" written at the age of 20 and published in 1818. Complete and unabridged edition.
Hello BOILS and GHOULS, and WELCOME to the ThriftBooks Grand Historical Tour of the Horror Genre! I'll be your guide for the evening, the THRIFT KEEPER (named for my devilish ability to find the Best Bargains among Blood-Curdling titles!), here to lead you towards some scintillatingly sinister selections.
As we kick off Women's History Month, we decided it's a good time to celebrate some notable women authors who made literary history. These eleven authors are just a handful of those who have paved the way for women writers.
From cozy to creepy, we've assembled a fall reading list that's perfect for curling up under a wooly blanket with a mug of hot tea in your hand. Hopefully there's something here that satisfies your autumnal mood.
It may seem that the horror genre is overrun with male writers, but women have long been dark horses in the field, with one of the frontrunners being a certain Ms. Jackson (and we're not talking about Janet). As we move into the season of spooky stories, we present the consummate Shirley Jackson, plus six more of our favorite horror authors (who also happen to be female).