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Guest Post: “The Castle of Otranto” The Father of Gothic Romances by Moody Moppet @MoodyMoppet #GuestPost #Blogtober #Books #BookBlogger

This was so much fun! I don’t usually review books, but guest-blogging over at Reeds & Reals #blogtober was a true pleasure. Check out my review of the first Gothic novel to ever be written, The Castle of Otranto.

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The Catle of Otranto

Please welcome our our guest, Moody Poppet! She’s got a wonderful book to share with us today!

“The Castle of Otranto” – The father of Gothic Romances.

Before you decide to grab Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, give this history shaping creepy tale a shot. Start from the beginning.

I’ve been paying our local library a visit after a long while. Too long. The reason is I was stuck on George R. R. Martin’s Fevre Dream novel which I couldn’t bring myself to finish, and I will, surely, but as English isn’t my native language, some sentences/pages/chapters baffle me. So, I’d rather turn to books in my own language where I can at least enjoy continuous reading.

The Castle of Otranto - Moody Moppet

I scouted The Castle of Otranto on a shelf, all sad and hidden just waiting for someone to pick it up. The 1974 novel tells of Lord…

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