Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Gothic triumphs: Valancourt's top sellers for 2010.

Sheridan Le Fanu,
from Seventy Years of
Irish Life
(1893) by
William Richard Le Fanu
For those who enjoy seeing a different bestseller list, here are the Top 10 Sellers for Valancourt Books for 2010:

1.  Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu (1871–72); great-nephew of Irish playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan

2.  The Blood of the Vampire by actress-author Florence Marryat (1897)
3.  Six Gothic Dramas by Scottish poet-playwright Joanna Baillie
4.  The Witch of Ravensworth by George Brewer (1808)
5.  The Necromancer by Karl Friedrich Kahlert (1794)
8.  Castle of Wolfenbach by Eliza Parsons (1793)
9.  The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve (1778)
10. The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1819)

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