Gothic fiction

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Gothic fiction is a genre of writing and literature that combines parts of both horror and romance. The genre is said to have started in 1764 with Horace Walpole's book The Castle of Otranto. and was first originated in Spain. Examples of gothic fiction are Dracula by Bram Stoker and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley was a famous writer who made the Gothic horror genre famous.