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Review from previous edition the perfect book to put beside the bed of a timorous guest you wish would go home (The Economist)
a sumptuous spread of eeriness, horror and decay, plus an astute introduction that lays bare the gothic's vitals...there will be something in this book to chill the blood of any reader. (John Carey, Sunday Times)
Armed with this anthology...the faint-hearted connoisseur can make his way down the gloomy halls and secret passageways of the genre. (Peter Ackroyd, The Times)
this is a generous selection from the eighteenth century up to the present day ... Deliciously unsettling. (The Observer)
About the Editor Chris Baldick is a Lecturer in English at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth and Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Writing (1987). --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.