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Great horror stories : tales by Stoker, Poe, Lovecraft, and others

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library First Floor - Fiction Stacks FICTION Great
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor - Fiction Stacks
 
Call Number  FICTION Great
 
 
Summary
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." --H. P. Lovecraft
Fans of horror and the supernatural will savor the dark delicacies in this spine-tingling anthology of the genre's very best. Featuring an international gallery of the world's great horror writers, this collection celebrates one of literature's most popular forms of fiction with 14 masterfully crafted tales of terror, including:
* Bram Stoker's Dracula's Guest
* Edgar Allan Poe's The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
* H. P. Lovecraft's The Colour Out of Space
* Arthur Machen's The White People
* Izumi Kyoka's A Tale of Three Who Were Blind
* Algernon Blackwood's The Willows
* Ambrose Bierce's The Damned Thing and 7 more chilling classics. A truly macabre must-have!
Contents
The mark of the beast / Rudyard Kipling
"Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" / M.R. James
The derelict / William Hope Hodgson
Sredni Vashtar / Saki (H.H. Munro)
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The willows / Algernon Blackwood
A tale of three who were blind / Izumi Kyōka
The damned thing / Ambrose Bierce
The white people / Arthur Machen
Dacula's guest / Bram Stoker
The facts in the case of M. Valdemar / Edgar Allan Poe
The lottery / Shirley Jackson
The beast with five fingers / W.F. Harvey
The colour out of space / H.P. Lovecraft.

Additional Information
Series Dover thrift editions.
Subjects Horror tales, English.
Horror tales, American.
Publisher Mineola, N.Y. :Dover Publications,2008
Edition Dover ed.
Contributors Grafton, John, editor.
Language English
Description xi, 228 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9780486461434 (pbk.)
0486461432 (pbk.)
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