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Classic Tales Of Horror And The Supernatural

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Author: Barry N. Malzberg
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 13.46 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Horror tales, American
Languages : en
Pages : 599
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Book Description: Thirty-nine stories of horror and supernatural from Edgar Allen Poe to Stephen King.


H P Lovecraft S Book Of The Supernatural 20 Classic Tales Of The Macabre Chosen By The Master Of Horror Himself

H  P  Lovecraft s Book of the Supernatural  20 Classic Tales of the Macabre  Chosen by the Master of Horror Himself PDF

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Author: Stephen Jones
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 0605982015
Size: 16.35 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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Book Description: ”The reader would do well to remember that it is Lovecraft‘s shadow which overlies almost all of the important horror fiction.”—Stephen King Written by arguably the most important horror writer of the twentieth century, H. P. Lovecraft’s 1927 essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature” traces the evolution of the genre from the early Gothic novels to the work of contemporary American and British authors. Throughout, Lovecraft acknowledges those authors and stories that he feels are the very finest the horror field has to offer: Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, Guy de Maupassant, Ambrose Bierce, and Arthur Conan Doyle, each prefaced by Lovecraft's own opinions and insights in their work. This chilling collection also contains Henry James’ wonderfully atmospheric short novel The Turn of the Screw. For every fan of modern horror, here is an opportunity to rediscover the origins of the genre with some of most terrifying stories ever imagined.


Great Ghost Stories

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Author: Robin Brockman
Publisher: Gramercy Books
ISBN: 9780517220955
Size: 22.76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 519
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Book Description: These thirty-four spooky tales from British and American masters of literature such as Edgar Allen Poe, Henry James, Charlotte Bronte, Sir Walter Scott, O. Henry, Oscar Wilde, and Nathaniel Hawthorne will thrill you to the bone. Scary, thrilling, suspenseful, mysterious, sometimes even amusing and heartwarming, these are some of the most outstanding ghost stories of all time. Vivid atmospheric drawings accompany the stories and add to their power.


Classic Tales Of The Supernatural

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Author: Robin Brockman
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 1848584024
Size: 56.26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages :
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Book Description: Spooks and inexplicable things that go bump in the night have long exercised creative imaginations and provided source material for our greatest story-tellers. Included in this collection are tales from the heyday of supernatural fiction, when the great names of literature contributed to the genre as a matter of course - authors such as Coll...


Haunted New England

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Author: Charles Wauth
Publisher: Yankee Books
ISBN: 9780899093390
Size: 51.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 288
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Book Description: Conrad Aiken, Hortense Calisher, Jack Finney, Oliver La Farge, H. P. Lovecraft, Edith Wharton, and others unleash 17 terrifying tales (including two published here for the first time) guaranteed to satisfy the legions of horror fans for whom these old stories will be new and to win over the most disdainful skeptics.


The Book Of The Dead

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Author: Alan K. Russell
Publisher: New Orchard
ISBN: 9781850790358
Size: 15.59 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 382
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Book Description: Complete and unabridged tales of the supernatural by such authors as Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Walter Scott and Mary Shelley


Chinese Ghost Stories

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Author: Lafcadio Hearn
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 146290016X
Size: 61.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 96
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Book Description: Chinese Ghost Stories are a selection of the most entertaining Chinese traditional tales of the strange and fantastic. Hearn had a great affinity for the traditional ghost stories of China, and these stories clearly inspired him as he penned subsequent works. Set in richly atmospheric locales, these tales speak of heroic sacrifice, chilling horror, eerie beauty and otherworldly intervention. This completely reset and pinyin-converted edition of Hearn's classic work contains a new foreword by Victoria Cass, which places the stories, their author, and his love for the strange and mysterious into perspective. If you're seeking insights into the traditional Chinese world of ghosts, goblins and demons—or just want to feel a chill run down your spine on a dark and lonely night—then this book is the perfect companion. Ghost stories include: The Soul of the Great Bell The Story of Ming Yi The Legend of Zhi Nu The Return of Yan Zhenjing The Tradition of the Tea Plant The Tale of the Porcelain God


The Second Algernon Blackwood Megapack

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Author: Algernon Blackwood
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434442985
Size: 78.23 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 572
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Book Description: The Second Algernon Blackwood Megapack collects 28 more classic tales of the supernatural by one of the greatest ghost story writers of all time. Included in this volume are: SKELETON LAKE SMITH: AN EPISODE IN A LODGING-HOUSE A SUSPICIOUS GIFT THE EMPTY HOUSE THE LISTENER MAY DAY EVE CARLTON'S DRIVE IF THE CAP FITS— THE MAN WHO PLAYED UPON THE LEAF OLD CLOTHES THE ECCENTRICITY OF SIMON PARNACUTE THE GOLDEN FLY THE TRANSFER THE ATTIC THE GLAMOUR OF THE SNOW SAND H.S.H. A DESERT EPISODE BY WATER THE GOBLIN'S COLLECTION A BIT OF WOOD AN EGYPTIAN HORNET CAIN'S ATONEMENT THE OTHER WING THE DANCE OF DEATH THE GARDEN OF SURVIVAL A CASE OF EAVESDROPPING CLAIRVOYANCE And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more entries in this series, covering classic authors and subjects like mysteries, science fiction, westerns, ghost stories -- and much, much more!


A Dybbuk

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Author: Tony Kushner
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 1559366982
Size: 12.34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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Book Description: A stunning adaptation of S. Ansky's mystical dramatic legend The Dybbuk with previously unpublished folklore.


Classic Tales Of Horror

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Author: Editors of Canterbury Classics
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
ISBN: 9781626864658
Size: 19.57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 896
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Book Description: Spine-tingling tales that will keep you on the edge of your seat! This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose this compendium of confessions made in the dead of night. From vampires and a monkey paw to an unstoppable heart and haunting apparitions, anecdotes of supernatural terror will have you turning pages long past the witching hour. Allow famous authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Henry James, Washington Irving, and more to prey upon your emotions and peace of mind at slumber parties and camping trips, or anytime you want to end the night with a delightful fright!


The Book Of Irish Weirdness

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Author: Mairtin O'Griofa
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780806999364
Size: 40.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 484
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Book Description: Leprechauns, banshees, and other blood-curdling characters of Irish folklore haunt these 35 chilling stories. The distinguished writers showcased here include Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, and W.B. Yeats. Stoker's "The Judge's House concerns a murderous magistrate transformed into a giant rat; others focus on an innocent lass who suffers a terrible fate, a ghoul risen from the grave, and a bizarre, supernatural rock formation. Prepare to be very, very scared. . . 496 pages, 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.