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Great tales of terror and the supernatural

Great tales of terror and the supernatural

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Published by Book Club Associates in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of: 5th ed. London : Hammond, 1966. Published by arrangement with Barrie & Jenkins.

Statementedited by Herbert A. Wise and Phyllis Fraser.
ContributionsWise, Herbert A., Fraser, Phyllis.
The Physical Object
Pagination832p. ;
Number of Pages832
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20187420M

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Wise and Phyllis Fraser. 1, pp. New York: Random House. $ This book is a compilation of some wonderful classic horror tales. I have not read all of the stories in the book yet, but some favorites are "The Monkey's Paw" and "Mrs.

Amworth." Many of these stories are reprinted elsewhere, but I enjoy having a wide-ranging selection of the "Dark Descent" is a horror anthology -- "Great Tales" is for the most part (although "The Great God Pan" and H.P.

Lovecraft's 2 stories provide some exception) more old-fashioned "ghost stories," and what mystery genre critics would categorize as "English cozy": pleasant characters, warm surroundings introduced all the better to scare you with   When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.

Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie. Great book, good quality of the cover and the other materials. Great stories. The introductions of the writers I appreciate. But it are the stories of course that made me buy the book.

I Library Hours & Locations. Library Home Page. Library Events CalendarI love reading, and I read a lot. When younger I read everything horror, fantasy, and science fiction, then I discovered the world of women, cars, guns, cops, and Nazis.

Yes. Nazis. I became fascinated by World War II, and the rise of the Third Reich and the Japanese ://