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Recommended horror books (6)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into horror here are some horror books from Ireland for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Dracula by Bram Stoker EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Bram Stoker's peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England: a ship runs aground on the shores of Whitby, its crew vanished; beautiful Lucy Westenra slowly succumbs to a mysterious, wasting illness, her blood drained away; and the lunatic Renfield raves about the imminent arrival of his 'master'. In the ensuing battle of wills between the sinister Count and a determined gro... continue

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Follow Me to Ground : A Novel by Sue Rainsford EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Palm Beach Post, BuzzFeed, and LitHub’s Most Anticipated of 2020 A haunted, surreal debut novel about an otherworldly young woman, her father, and her lover that culminates in a shocking moment of betrayal—one that upends our understanding of power, predation, and agency. Ada and her father, touched by the power to heal illness, live on the edge of a village where they help sick locals—or “Cures”—by cracking open their damaged bodies or temporarily burying them in the reviving, dangerous Ground nearby. Ada, a being both more and less than human, is mostly uninterested in the Cures, until she m... continue

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Portretul lui Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde RO

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Oscar Wilde’s only novel is the dreamlike story of a young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. In this celebrated work Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book centers on a striking premise: As Dorian Gray sinks into a life of crime and gross sensuality, his body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recently painted portrait grows day by day into a hideous record of evil, which he must keep hidden f... continue

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The Chain Of Destiny by Bram Stoker EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
* This version of The Chain Of Destiny includes a biography of the author Bram Stoker at the end of the book * This includes life before and after the release of the book Bram Stoker is best known for his 1897 publication, Dracula. This work - an epistolary novel weaving hypnotism, magic, the supernatural, and other elements of Gothic fiction - went on to sell over one million copies, and has never been out of print. 'The Chain of Destiny', originally published in 1875 as a serial in Irish magazine The Shamrock, is one of his best short works. Many of the horror stories of monsters and ghouls,... continue

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde EN

Rating: 4     24 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Gray's outward innocence conceals corruption deep enough to charm those about him into a life of wanton sexuality.