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Great Tales of Terror

Peter HГёeg

Great Tales of Terror

by Peter HГёeg

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7346243M
ISBN 100140035893
ISBN 109780140035896

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When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published in , one 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.   And away we go! Honore de Balzac - La Grande Breteche One of the things I love about anthos like these is discovering an author I would never have gone within a million miles of otherwise and finding I want to read more of his classic Confessions of a Window Cleaner scenario is here made truly horrific as a cuckolded husband surprises his wife and her paramour who, as one would .

3rd Edition. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over black cloth. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb : $   Great tales of terror and the supernatural, editado por Random House en junto con el consejo de libros en tiempos de guerra, para que el pueblo estadoun.


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His works have been in print since and include such literary classics as The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of versatile writers oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of4/5.

S.T. Joshi delivers an enjoyable collection with Great Tales of Terror, which actually contains some great tales of terrortrue to its of these stories are quite visceral and hit you in a rather disturbing way, as Great Tales of Terror book would hope they would/5.

"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 5/5(5).

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Sheridan LeFanu, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Lord Dunsany, and other : S. Joshi. The previous title, "The Great Book of Thrillers" was obviously inappropriate in when the word 'thriller' in a literary context had acquired a different meaning. However, "Great Tales of Terror" is just as as inappropriate, because (by 's standards as well as by today's) these stories are not 'terror'.5/5(1).

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An English Literature teacher 's admittedly idiosyncratic look at things that go bump in the night. Some are respected classics, some are unjustly neglected gems, some are modern riffs on classic themes, and some are guilty pleasures that just.

Great tales of terror and the supernatural by Herbert A. Wise,Random House edition, in English."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 /5(33). It's October, the nights are getting longer, and it's the perfect time of year for spooky books!

Our booksellers have selected some of the best spine-tingling, goose-bump-raising, and downright creepy tales to set the mood. Monsters, witches, mysterious text messages, real-life morticians and more — it's enough to make you sleep with one eye open!.