This week I'm going to do something a little different - I'm going to walk through, chapter by chapter, the Castle of Otranto. This week's episode will be a walk-through of chapter one, and the subsequent discussion of Gothic themes throughout the novel's first chapter. I will continue to review the rest of the novel, one chapter at a time, so be sure to stay tuned!


The Count

I have been a part of the goth subculture since I was 16. I am the owner and creator of The Requiem Podcast which has been around since early 2008 and also podcast award nominee Cemetery Confessions. I am also known as DJ Count. I am married, and a father to a beautiful baby bat named Link.