From the Gothic foundations of Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto, to the laboratory birthplace of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, to Bram Stoker’s Dracula and beyond – the things that lurk in dark corners have always captured the imaginations of readers everywhere. And from Bunyips to Bigfoots (Bigfeet?), wherever you are in the world there are monster stories intertwined with those of people and place. Shut the closet and be sure to check under the bed: here are some books where the unnatural comes unnervingly to life.
The world's most famous work of horror fiction.
A stunningly beautiful clothbound hardback edition of one of the most famous Gothic horror stories in the world.
A terrifying cabin in the woods horror story for the 21st century, from king of survival horror Max Brooks, bestselling visionary author of World War Z.
A terrifying, prescient portrayal of a scientist trying to create a new super-breed, The Island of Doctor Moreau was described by H. G. Wells as an 'exercise in youthful blasphemy'.
Part of a six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by Academy award-winning director Guillermo del Toro.
Rediscover Puffin Classics, bringing the best-loved classics to a new generation.
The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature.
Film Tie-in Jacket.
The thrilling conclusion to the Pride & Predjudice & Zombies trilogy
The bestselling Vampire Chronicles continue with an exhilarating tale of ruin and redemption
The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling Mythos. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes.
The Third Doctor and UNIT battle the Silurians, in a new edition of a Doctor Who classic
Introducing the five titles to date from a rapidly rising literary star.