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Haunted Castles - a book by Russell, Ray

Haunted Castles

Haunted Castles( )
Author: Russell, Ray
Editor: del Toro, Guillermo
Series title:Penguin Horror Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

Haunted Castles is the definitve, complete collection of Ray Russell's masterful Gothic horror stories, including the famously terrifying trio of novellas Sardonicus, Sanguinarius, and Sagittarius. The characters that sprawl through these tales are frightful to the core- the heartless monster holding two lovers in limbo; the beautiful dame journeying down a damned road toward depravity (with the help of an evil gypsy); the man who must wear his fatal crimes...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Gothic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.541 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.832 Pounds
Author Biography
Russell, Ray (Author)
Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. He is a Mexican director, producer, screen- writer and designer. He studied at the Instituto de Ciencias , University of Guadalajara. He was first exposed to film making when he was 8 years old and studied special effects and make-up with SFX artist Dick Smith. He spent 8 years as a special effects make-up designer and formed his own company, Necropia. He also founded the Guadalajara Film festival. Later he formed his own production company, The Tequila Gang. Guillermo del Toro has directed a variety of films from action hero comic book adaptations like Hellboy and Blade II to historical fantasy films. He has stated in interviews that he has a sort of fetish for insects, monsters, and dark places and is in love with monsters.

On June 2, 2009 he released his first novel, The Strain, which he co-authored with Chuck Hogan. It is intended to be the first book in a vampire trilogy. in September 2010 he released his book, Fall, which made The New York Times Bestseller list. He made Publisher's Weekly Bestseller List in 2011 with his title The Night Eternal, Book III of the Strain Trilogy.


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