Friday, October 21, 2011
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
You know how when you make pancakes, sometimes you have to throw the first one out because it's a dud?
Well, let me introduce you to The Castle of Otronto, the Gothic literary movement's first pancake:
I thought it was rather a ridiculous mess. At least it was a short one. Like this review.
To find other stops on this Gothic Lit Classics Circuit, check out the schedule here. No doubt you'll find some excellent, in-depth reviews of this book and other more worthy selections.