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Masterpieces of terror and the supernatural

a treasury of spellbinding tales old & new

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English.

About the Book


Marvin Kaye – Introduction: In Search Of Masterpieces

Bram Stoker – Dracula’s Guest
Theodore Sturgeon – The Professor’s Teddy Bear
Ivan Turgenev – Bubnoff And The Devil
Patricia Highsmith – The Quest For Blank Claveringi
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe – The Erl King
Robert Louis Stevenson – The Bottle Imp
Craig Shaw Gardner – A Malady Of Magicks
M. Lucie Chin – Lan Lung
Richard L. Wexelblat – The Dragon Over Hackenback
Mary W. Shelley – The Transformation
Edward D. Hoch – The Faceless Thing
Jack Snow – The Anchor
Tanith Lee – When The Clock Strikes
Lafcadio Hearn – Oshidori
Sheridan Le Fanu – Carmilla
Orson Scott Card – Eumenides In The Fourth Form Lavatory
Gottfried August Burger – Lenore
Isaac Bashevis Singer – The Black Wedding
Edgar Allan Poe – Hop-Frog
Ray Russell – Sardonicus
Richard Matheson – Graveyard Shift
Johann Ludwig Tieck – Wake Not The Dead
Maurice Level – Night And Silence
Isaac Asimov – Flies
H. F. Arnold – The Night Wire
Dick Baldwin – Last Respects
A. Merritt – The Pool Of The Stone God
Ogden Nash – A Tale Of The Thirteenth Floor
Dylan Thomas – The Tree
Parke Godwin – Stroke Of Mercy
Leonid Andreyev – Lazarus
A. M. Burrage – The Waxwork
Pierre Courtois – The Silent Couple
Jack London – Moon Face
Walt Whitman – Death In The School-Room
Stephen Crane – The Upturned Face
Ambrose Bierce – One Summer Night
Saki – The Easter Egg
John Dickson Carr – The House In Goblin Wood
Tennessee Williams – The Vengeance Of Nitocris
Damon Runyon – The Informal Execution Of Soupbone Pew
W. C. Morrow – His Unconquerable Enemy
Alfred, Lord Tennyson – Rizpah
Stanley Ellin – The Question
Guy de Maupassant – The Flayed Hand
Robert Aickman – The Hospice
Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Christmas Banquet
Robert Bloch – The Hungry House
Fitz-James O’Brien – The Demon Of The Gibbet
Anatole Le Braz – The Owl
Ralph Adams Cram – No. 252 Rue M. Le Prince
H. P. Lovecraft – The Music Of Erich Zann
J. R. R. Tolkien – Riddles In The Dark (Original version, 1938)

Afterword: Is Terror A Dying Art?

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [619]-623.


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PN6120.95.H727 M37 1985

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xv, 623 p. ;
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