Books tagged: Gothic

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Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers

By Erin Vance

The sudden death of Margot Morris and her two young daughters in a house fire sends shock-waves through a small rural community. The Morris' are a close-knit family, long associated with the mysterious arts of taxidermy and bee-keeping. Margot's three surviving siblings, Teddy, ... Read more

Blackbird Calling

By Laura Swart

Blackbird Calling depicts the beauty and complexity that unfold when dominant and indigenous cultures fuse horizons. It begins on Cape Breton Island, where the protagonist, unnamed, encounters the agonies and exploits of childhood--and the prejudices lodged against Aboriginal ... Read more

Poor Clare, The

By Elizabeth Gaskell

Set in Victorian England, Gaskell's gothic masterpiece weaves the tale of a lonely old woman whose curse upon the murderer of her cherished dog unleashes unintended consequences. The impulse of revenge is turned to contrition after the discovery of an unexpected connection between ... Read more

The Hush Sisters

By Gerard Collins

Sissy and Ava Hush are estranged, middle-aged sisters with little in common beyond their upbringing in a peculiar manor in downtown St. John’s. With both parents now dead, the siblings must decide what to do with the old house they’ve inherited. Despite their individual ... Read more