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Tuesday, October 28

Gothic Classics: Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey Adapted into a Graphic Novel

Gearing up for Halloween this week? I am, and am happy to recommend a fun read to get you in the spirit, Gothic Classics: Graphic Classics Volume Fourteen. It includes five Gothic novels that have been cleverly adapted and illustrated by a very talented group of authors and artists. Get ready for peril and passion with five great tales of terror, danger and romance by the by the original creators of gothic literature:

Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – adapted by Rod Lott & illustrated by Lisa K. Webster

The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe – adapted by Antonella Caputo, illustrated by Carlo Vergara

The Oval Portrait by Edgar Allan Poe – adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Leong Wan Kok

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen – adapted by Trina Robbins, illustrated by Anne Timmons

At the Gate by Myla Jo Closser – adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Shary Flenniken

If you would like a chance to win a free copy of Gothic Classics, visit the Go Gothic with Northanger Abbey event at Austenprose and read about writer Trina Robbins and illustrator Anne Timmons thoughts on adapting and illustrating Northanger Abbey and leave a comment before October 30th to qualify for the drawing on October 31st.

Go Gothic with Northanger Abbey – you won’t regret it!

Posted by Laurel Ann, Austenprose

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