Sheridan Le Fanu

Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels

1814   -   1873

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
occupation: lawyer, writer, journalist

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (; 28 August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, mystery novels, and horror fiction. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. M. R. James described Le Fanu as "absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories". Three of his best-known works are Uncle Silas, Carmilla, and The House by the Churchyard.
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works

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Carmilla

gothic novella by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1872

Uncle Silas

novel by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1864

The House by the Churchyard

novel by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1863

Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories

Buch von Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1945

In a Glass Darkly

collection of five short stories by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1872

The Purcell Papers

short story collection by Sheridan Le Fanu (1975 Arkham House edition)

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1975

The Purcell Papers

book by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1880

Wylder's Hand

book by Sheridan Le Fanu

author: Sheridan Le Fanu

1864

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