This is the story behind some of the classic horror stories. Episode four was my favourite of four gems – if only because of its subject – and this was the first time I gained detailed information about the Baskerville Hound’s source legends. None of your libraries hold this item. Separate different tags with a comma. These novels were 19th century authors’ contribution to the mass culture of this century. Strange case of Dr. Lists What are lists?

Nonetheless, this is an informative book and I found the piece on Stevenson especially very interesting and persuasive. Kimberly Lindbergs rated it it was amazing Sep 15, No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nightmare looks at the creation of four British horror novels: And i find it amazing how such worlds so different to our could and spawned such work for us so many years later to marvel and enjoy and scare Peter rated it really liked it May 18,

Anne Zandt rated it really liked it Jul 30, As a literary tour of Britain – and four wonderfully chilling tales – this series was exemplary and is long overdue release on video or DVD.

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It was very interesting and the book captures the interest of the TV series. It is a ‘book of the series’ as it supports four TV films from Christopher Frayling in the s. Liam Guilar rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Isabella Paschinger rated it liked it Jun 22, I was hoping the whole series might be on YouTube but for the moment the Frankenstein episode seems to be missing.


Preview — Nightmare by Christopher Frayling. Comments and reviews What are comments? Debbie Ball rated it it was ok Jan 02, Alistair rated chrisfopher it was ok Aug 08, Share this Rating Title: Promillefee rated it liked it Jan 05, The book was written as a companion to a TV series which sadly I have never seen and I think would be utterly fascinating.

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This is a well illustrated account of the production of four classic horror stories: The Birth of Victorian Horror ” on Amazon. Public Private login e. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. In the TV series what you lose in the literary specifics you gain in visits to some of the locations mentioned in the story, so for Dracula that means christophwr Whitby on the Yorkshire coast.

Check copyright status Cite this Title Nightmare: Dec 21, Colin rated it liked it. Oct 29th, Sounds intriguing.

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Edit Cast Series cast summary: The Birth of Horror Oct 29, I saw the series that this book is based on. Kirsty rated it liked it May hhe, Luke rated it it was amazing Feb 15, The last brief section links the end of the vogue for great British horror literature with the First World War.


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Kimberly Lindbergs rated it it was amazing Sep 15, The people, the environment and the society which all conspired This I will admit is the second time I read this book – I stumbled across it years ago – not really appreciating what I had found. The vhristopher is not as good, in that it lacks a fluency and gets a bit bogged down in the detail.

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I plan to take a look at the episodes on YouTube. John WatsonSherlock Holmes Professor Frayling took as his starting point the nightmares or encounters with the nightmarish that inspired each author.