The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey
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The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey by Mrs. Carver

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Published by zittaw press .
Written in English


  • Historical - General,
  • Horror - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction-Horror - General,
  • Fiction-Literary,
  • Fiction - Historical

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCurt Herr (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8588816M
ISBN 100976721287
ISBN 109780976721284

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The rural Oakendale Abbey is the site of very real horrors. Laura (an unusually spirited protagonist) encounters skeletons and hanging bodies during her explorations of the Abbey that are real and not just figments as is the case in the more genteel gothic romances/5. Ich mag "gothic novels". Ich mag auch "The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey" von Mrs. Carver, ein Buch, das einige sehr originelle Aspekte hat. Was aber "Zittaw Press" und ein gewisser Curt Herr daraus gemacht haben, mag ich nicht uneingeschränkt: Offenbar hat man ein Jahre altes Originalbuch eingescannt und dann durch eine OCR-Software gejagt/5(10). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Similar Items. The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey. A romance. Published: () The old woman A novel. In two volumes. By the author of The horrors of Oakendale Abbey.

Sadly, however, I found The Horrors of Oakendale something less than a nightmare feast. When reading it, I couldn't help thinking how much more exciting the book might have been had Curt Herr--according to his interesting website, a Gothic and Victorian scholar, Vampire Historian, and Public Speaker--written it in , judging by his his enthusiastic and colorful : The Passing Tramp. Sent to live in the deserted Abbey with her servant, Laura begins to uncover unspeakable secrets which lead her on a terrifying journey of self discovery. Combining the best of 18th century sentimentality with a violently horrifying tale, Carver accentuates terrifying events and grotesque imagery in a manner rare for even the most extreme Price: $ By Nancy Drew. When Magnifier Press first asked me to serve as an editor for this special edition reprinting of The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey, I couldn’t have been more excited.I first discovered this book, written by the supposed Mrs. Carver (a mystery in itself that I resolve to solve), in my early days as a super sleuth, when I was searching in the old attic of the March family estate. Most of the novels attributed to Mrs. Carver were originally printed without that pseudonym connected to it. It wasn't until when Minerva Press, who printed them, released a catalog that connected the pseudonym to the four confirmed novels: 'Elizabeth', 'The Horrors at Oakendale Abbey', 'The Legacy', and 'The Old Woman'/5.

This article is within the scope of WikiProject Novels, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to novels, novellas, novelettes and short stories on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can edit one of the articles mentioned below, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and contribute to the general Project discussion to talk over new ideas and. The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey can be considered a gothic novel because of the characters, settings, and supernatural events that occur in the novel. Overall, the major theme that makes the novel gothic is the use of the tyrant man, Lord Oakendale, to try to seduce the young virtuous girl, Laura, who turns out to be his niece. The old woman A novel. In two volumes. By the author of The horrors of Oakendale Abbey. by: Carver, Mrs. Published: ().   Mrs. Carver’s The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey Posted on Ap by skullsinthestars Generally, I’m a bit tired of the genre of Gothic fiction, though I have enjoyed the few that I’ve read for the blog (see The Animated Skeleton and The Witch of Ravensworth).