Elizabeth Gaskell was an English author, one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed novelists of Victorian literature, whose works offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of contemporary society. Her literary legacy includes six novels, several short stories and non-fictional pieces, as well as the first biography of Charlotte Bronte. “Curious, If True: Strange Tales” is a real classic of gothic literature. This mysterious Victorian tale, published in 1860, will dip you in the suspense, horror, mood. The action revolves around the curses, mystery, the supernatural which makes for unusual and strange tales, so it will undoubtedly interesting for fans of gothic genre. Start your acquaintance with gothic fiction with “Curious, if true”! Enjoy the reading!