On the tour discover Sligo’s connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing.The tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats.Grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.
Erscheinungsdatum: 15.01.2019, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Cosy Crime Short Stories, Verlag: Flame Tree Publishing, Imprint: Gothic Fantasy, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: Kriminalromane und Mystery, Rubrik: Belletristik // Kriminalromane, Seiten: 480, Abbildungen: 25 Line drawings, black and white, Herkunft: GROSSBRITANNIEN (GB), Reihe: Gothic Fantasy, Gewicht: 775 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 12.10.2009, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Queen City Gothic, Titelzusatz: Cincinnati's Most Infamous Murder Mysteries, Autor: Townsend, J. T., Verlag: AuthorHouse, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: TRUE CRIME // Murder // General, Rubrik: Belletristik // Biographien, Erinnerungen, Seiten: 482, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken mit Schutzumschlag, Gewicht: 902 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 12.10.2009, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Queen City Gothic, Titelzusatz: Cincinnati's Most Infamous Murder Mysteries, Autor: Townsend, J. T., Verlag: AuthorHouse, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: TRUE CRIME // Murder // General, Rubrik: Belletristik // Biographien, Erinnerungen, Seiten: 482, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 734 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
When a ransom bid results in the death of a child, the police have only one lead – the old lady who witnessed the kidnapper using a public phone box. Though her recollection is vague, she volunteers to act as bait for the killer – telling the press that she had seen the kidnapper's face, she waits for him to attack... A compelling British noir boasting a gritty, powerful performance from Dan Duryea, Do You Know This Voice? is based on a story by noted crime/gothic horror writer Evelyn Berckman. It is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
Meticulous and obsessional, DI Chandler and his unit are based in Whitechapel – an area drenched in dark history and sinister goings-on. It is where Jack the Rippercarried out his horrific crimes. It is where The Krays constructed their Empire of Crime based on sadomasochistic punishments. This series unearths a Whitechapel full of Gothic shadows, cobblestones and ancient hostelries. There’s fear in the Huguenot weaving houses of Wilkes Street, and terrifying discoveries in the dark corners and rooftops around Brick Lane. Ed Buchan joins DI Chandler and hard-bitten DS Miles as their historical advisor – operating out of the bowels of the police station among musty tomes of the crime archive. Chandler is convinced crimes of the past hold the key to solving crimes of the present. The team is tested by bloody and vicious murders on their own doorstep. Do crimes such as the Thames Torso murders, HH Holmes, The Zodiac Killer and The Ratcliffe Highway murders unlock the truth? In Whitechapel history isn’t dead, it’s deadly. Bonus features Deleted scenes The psychologhy of fear Whitechapel - The past uncovered
Sideshow presents the Batman Premium Format™ Figure, waiting in the shadows to join your DC Comics collectibles. The Batman Premium Format™ Figure measures 22.5 tall, cloaked against the dark skies of Gotham City as he joins the lurking gargoyles that watch the streets below. Crouched in wait, Batman observes from the perfect vantage point to get the drop on his foes and dish out his signature brand of justice. The Batman Premium Format™ Figure features a fully sculpted blue and grey costume, from the top of his stoic cowled portrait to the bottom of his dramatic, swooping cape. Immensely detailed in dark blues and blacks, Batman's cape takes on a life of its own as it melds Bruce Wayne with the gothic architecture of his crime-ridden city. His costume features yellow accents on the utility belt and his iconic bat-symbol completing the grim appearance of the legendary Caped Crusader. The Batman Premium Format™ Figure also comes with a swap-out left hand, giving you the choice to display him with closed fists or clutching a grappling rope. Take your DC Comics collection to the rooftops of Gotham and bring home the Batman Premium Format™ Figure today! Product size: 57 x 33 x 28 cm
A modern re imagining of the Gothic Classic Northanger Abbey by the bestselling crime author Val McDermid. McDermids unbeatable combination of thrilling prose and masterly storytelling make her the ideal author to recapture the Gothic intrigue of Jane Austens Northanger Abbey. The second book in The Austen Project.