The Raven – Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven – Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven is a timeless gothic-style poem that was written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1845. The Raven follows the story of an unknown grief-stricken narrator who is mourning the death of his love, Lenore. Although the poem was initially rejected, it went on to become one of Poe’s most famous poems. After its publication,…

Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis is one of the most famous and well-known short stories by Franz Kafka. It was published in 1915 and follows the very sad story of a man by the name of Gregor who is mysteriously transformed into an insect-like creature (download a free copy of The Metamorphosis PDF by clicking the button below). The…

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Frankenstein is a classic book that was written by Mary Shelley in 1818 – it is also sometimes also called “Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus”. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein when she was only 18 years old after taking a trip to Germany where she stayed close to Frankenstein Castle. It is said that while visiting…

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Dracula is a gothic-style horror novel that was written by Bram Stoker and published in 1897. Dracula has become the stuff of legend and dare we say that Bram Stoker was the father of all things vampire? This timeless classic has inspired countless adaptations and a whole genre was created around Bram Stoker’s writing. The…