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The Dark Chamber monthly newsletter has information on our updates and two reviews of gothic fiction books.
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About This Section
They created timeless literary and poetic works, while in their personal lives they faced prejudice, solitude, and financial problems.
Laurell K. Hamilton - The writer of one of the most successful series of vampire literature, always had an attraction for the dark side.
Percy B. Shelley - He was a genius of poetry, a master of writing, whose poetry was refined, complex and melodic. He lived a life of denial of materialism, his talents were never recognised during his life, but his afterlife has been eternal for more than 200 years since his birth, and will luckily remain so. *download 2 of his works*
Special Book Review: Hellcop by David C. Burton
William Blake - A visionary poet and engraver of the late 18th century, his value was only recognised after his death. In life, even his friends considered him a madman. Know about his story and his creations here. *download 2 of his works*
Emily Dickinson - One of the most creative poets of the 19th century, her talent was almost totally original, as she lived the greatest part of her life isolated from the world. *download her complete works*
Ambrose Bierce - a cynical 19th century writer, direct heir of Poe, who gave the gothic literature a touch of dark humor *download 2 of his works*
Elaine Corvidae - A new writer of unusual stories, rich plots and complex characters. Her life, her way of working and her fascinating works are here.
Anne Rice - The most famous gothic writer of the present. Her books are more than mere fiction, they incite you to think about your own nature and the world's. Here's her life story.
H. P. Lovecraft - Considered the best horror author of the first half of the 20th century, he wasn't popular with the public of those days in spite of getting good critiques for his works. Learn here about his life and the personal reasons that may have inspired all the darkness he talked about. *download 3 of his short stories*
Bram Stocker - the father of modern vampires was an Irish government worker and a lover of theater, whose life changed when he met one of the most important actors of his time. Know about this great gothic literature master here. *download Dracula*
Edgar Allan Poe - One of the men responsible for starting the contemporary gothic literature. A genius with an inconstant life. *download some of Poe's poems and short stories*
W. B. Yeats - A wizard, a politician, a poet, an intellectual man, a lover of his land. Yeats was many things and his poetry is as complex as his personality. Know about his life here. *download some of Yeats' poems and a play*
Copyright © 2003-2004 Marion Phillips