Hello I'm Anna. 22. from London,England.
University Student:
Studying English Language & Literature

Cersei  ♔  w i n e

Odalisque, Detail.

German School.

Early 19th Century

thegetty:

Byzantine jewelry completely opposes the church’s condemnation of excessive luxury.

But these pieces stand as a testament to Byzantine affluence, social habits, and technical achievements of their cosmopolitan culture.

Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections now open!

#NowOnView

Necklace, 4th century. Marion, Cyprus, Greece.. Image courtesy of the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, no. Z.438.1 
Bracelets, 9th–10th century. Constantinople, Turkey. Image courtesy of the Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

sixpenceee:

So I found online versions of popular gothic/horror novels. Enjoy and feel free to add to this list!

FRANKENSTEIN BY MARY SHELLEY

THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE  (known as the first gothic novel)

DRACULA BY BRAM STOKER

REBECCA BY DAPHNE DU MAURIER (I read this one, perfect creepiness, tragic romance and a plot twist that will leave you with your mouth hanging open)

MYSTERIES OF UDOLOPHO BY ANN RADCLIFFE

ALL STORIES BY EDGAR ALLEN POE

ALL POEMS BY EDGAR ALLEN POE

WRITINGS OF H.P LOVECRAFT (regarded as one of the best horror writers)

STEPHEN KING NOVELS

THE EXORCIST BY WILLIAM PETER BLATTY

AMERICAN PSYCHO BY BRET EASTON ELLIS

HELL HOUSE BY RICHARD MATHESON

THE TURN OF THE SCREW BY HENRY JAMES

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE BY SHIRLEY JACKSON

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS BY THOMAS HARRIS

ROSEMARY’S BABY BY IRA LEVIN

BOOKS OF BLOOD BY CLIVE BARKER

DAWN BY OCTAVIA BUTLER

GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY BY M.R. JAMES

ORIGINAL GOOSEBUMPS BY R.L STONE (take a trip back to childhood)

JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN BY DALTON TRUMBO

THE WOMAN IN BLACK BY SUSAN HILL

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK BY ALVIN SCHWARTZ

I HAVE NO MOUTH AND I MUST SCREAM BY HARLAN ELLISON

PENPAL BY DATHAN AUERBACH (Let me just tell you this guy started out as a reddit user writing online horror stories and now he has a novel out, I’ve linked you to the terrifying story that got him famous, you can learn more about his novel here)

THE THIRTEENTH TALE BY DIANE SETTERFIELD

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

THE WOMAN IN WHITE BY WILKIE COLLINS 

LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW BY WASHINGTON IRVING

Okay that’s all I got for now. This post took me 3 years to make. Feel free to add on to this list. 

If any of these novels have got you on the edge (*coughs* Stephen King) be sure to check out my masterpost of things to make you feel better when you get too scared.

kilibutt:

Have some cute Kili.

North & South