Victorian tales of terror

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Published by W. H. Allen in London .

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  • Horror tales.

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Statementedited by Hugh Lamb.
ContributionsLamb, Hugh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ1 .V49, PN6071.H27 .V49
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5245536M
ISBN 100491017812
LC Control Number75317479

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There are sixteen spine-chilling stories by famous (Dickens, de Maupassant) and little-known authors, male and female, English, European and American.

3 • Foreword (Victorian Tales of Terror) • () • essay by Hugh Lamb 6 • Xélucha • () • short story by M. Shiel 18 • The Black Veil • () • short story by Charles Dickens.

Selected from the works of American, British, and French writers, 21 rare and seldom-anthologized stories include "A Bottomless Grave" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Ship that Saw a Ghost" by Frank Norris, Guy de Maupassant's "The Tomb," Richard Marsh's "The.

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London: W. Allen, Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with short signed inscription by Lamb on. Zenescope Entertainment, Inc. Caredean Drive - Suite C. Horsham, PA Phone: () Email: [email protected] Victorian Tales of Terror, first published inbrought together 15 long forgotten works of spooky fiction by writers such as Charles Dickens, J.

Sheridan le Fanu and Ambrose Bierce. Over the course of 47 years, Hugh Lamb became one of the most celebrated anthologists of lost or forgotten tales of the supernatural and macabre.

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