Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (26 books)


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Sheridan Le Fanu was born at No. 45 Lower Dominick Steet, Dublin, into a literary family of Huguenot origins. Both his grandmother Alicia Sheridan Le Fanu and his great-uncle Richard Brinsley Sheridan were playwrights. His niece Rhoda Broughton would become a very successful novelist. Within a year of his birth his family moved to the Royal Hibernian Military School in Phoenix Park, where his father,… (more)


The Drunkard's Dream

The Ghost and the Bone-setter

The Mysterious Lodger

The Evil Guest

Schalken the Painter

Ghost Stories of Chapelizod

An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street

Ultor De Lacy: A Legend of Cappercullen

An Authentic Narrative of a Haunted House

The House by the Church-Yard

Uncle Silas

by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of...

Wylder's Hand

Wicked Captain Walshawe, Of Wauling

The Child That Went With The Fairies

Stories Of Lough Guir

The Vision Of Tom Chuff


by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

"Carmilla" is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. First published in 1872, it tells the story of a young woman's susceptibility to the attentions of a female vampire named Carmilla. "Carmilla" predates...

Madam Crowl's Ghost and the Dead Sexton

The Haunted Baronet

Laura Silver Bell

Dickon the Devil

Green Tea

Mr. Justice Harbottle

The Familiar

The Room in the Dragon Volant

A Stable for Nightmares