By Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree apartment #50 gains Jack and Annie and mythical magician, Harry Houdini!
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C. Andrews HISTORY OF THE GENRE Literary historians generally agree that the first true Gothic novel was Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto (1764), which chronicles the persecution of the heroine, Isabella, by Prince Manfred and his son Conrad before the two men are finally killed and Isabella is united with Theodore, her true love. Because Walpole set his story in a mouldering medieval castle—encrusted with flying buttresses, crowned with towers, full of dark stairways and underground crypts and hidden doors—the genre that he popularized came to be described as Gothic in homage to the architectural style of the castle.
The pink and white innocence of Gladstone has been replaced with the infernal red and gold of Foxworth. This hell is to be the children’s prison: the door to the rest of the house is locked, and although the connecting hallway to the attic is open, there appears to be no passage from there to the outside world. A reality unconnected with anything beyond its walls, the attic of the title is tomblike, enormous, dirty, and poorly lit by a few deep dormer windows. Abandoned sheet-draped relics—the sad remains of several lifetimes, furniture, clothing, household items—are covered with dust and permeated with the odor of decay, prompting Cathy to see ‘‘these things as weird, eerie .