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Read by the soft glow of candlelight and slip into the marvellous atmosphere of the gothic. Literary Trope Candles are handpoured in the UK. 


Scent notes: 


  • 'Sexy Vampires' is a sea salt and driftwood scented vegan soy wax candle
  • ‘The Unreliable Narrator’ - Espresso martini scented vegan soy wax candle 
  • ‘The Damsel in Distress’ - Fairy dust scented vegan soy wax candle  
  • ‘A Winter Haunting’ - Lime basil and mandarin scented vegan soy wax candle
  • ‘The Antihero’ - Leather and linen scented vegan soy wax candle




Literary Trope Candles

  • Once you’ve placed your order, we’ll start putting your gift together within 2 working days and send it out (2nd class).

    We can ship around the world but additional charges will apply depending on where you live.

    If you need quicker shipping, just send us an email at and we'll sort it.

  • The Gothic Shelf does not offer refunds or exchanges. But if one of the items you receive is damaged or if there’s something missing from your order, then please email us at: and we’ll do our best to work it out for you. 

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