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The Castle of Otranto and Hieroglyphic Tales
Part of the "Everyman" series, which includes a themed introduction, a chronology, a plot summary and selected criticism. This book includes "The Castle of Otranto", the first Gothic novel and "Hieroglyphic Tales", a collection of oriental fables
Paperback, 280 pages
Published March 15th 1993 by Everyman Paperbacks
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Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. Along with the book, his literary reputation rests on his L ...moreMore about Horace Walpole...