Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, short-stories writer best known for his stories. Published in 1820, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” became the classical example of horror and gothic fiction with enduring popularity. It is based on the tale about the galloping hessian, the soldier who was beheaded in one of the Revolutionary battles. Ever since the spirit rises from his grave and gallops about the country in the search of his head. The main character, the weedy and extremely superstitious schoolmaster Ichabod Crane will meet the horseman one night… In accordance with horror genre, the story filled with mysteries, secrets, supernatural forces and gothic motifs. Feel the real fear with the Legend of Sleepy hollow, the story, which provided the basis for a horror film directed by Tim Burton. Enjoy the reading!