A list of some of the most famous books that kick-started the Gothic genre. Traditional Gothic saw the birth of famous tropes such as disguise, damsels in distress, and dingy dungeons. But which traditional gothic books earned their fame? This is a ranked list of some of the most entertaining and sensationalist fiction from 1764-1920, paying homage to the authors that made the gothic famous.Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page. Prices & inventory are accurate as of publish date.
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