The Lucky Ones
Gothic. The word conjures visions of looming castles, old Hammer horror films, bad behavior between siblings, and women in white nightgowns running from something. But what do we mean by Gothic when we speak of Gothic novels? The simplest definition of “gothic” is good but lacking—gothic is romance plus horror. But Margaret Atwood, a gothic… Read More »
Prepare to be creeped out! These stories featuring some unnerving homes will have you sleeping with the lights on for weeks.
Tags: Diane Setterfield, house of leaves, Mark Z. Danielewski, Sarah Waters, Shirley Jackson, the little stranger, The Lucky Ones, The Thirteenth Tale, Tiffany Reisz, We Have Always Lived in the Castle
They called themselves “the lucky ones” They were seven children either orphaned or abandoned by their parents and chosen by legendary philanthropist and brain surgeon Dr. Vincent Capello to live in The Dragon, his almost magical beach house on the Oregon Coast. Allison was the youngest of the lucky ones living an idyllic life with… Read More »