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The Best horror stories

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Horror tales

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Lynn Picknett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6071.H727 B561 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination751 p. ;
    Number of Pages751
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24954460M
    ISBN 100600382443
    ISBN 109780600382447
    OCLC/WorldCa59019252

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    The Best Horror Books of By Liberty Hardy When it comes to being scared on purpose, I am % all for scary books, but I don’t enjoy scary movies, or haunted amusement rides, or anything else that might frighten me. Amongst the books he has edited are M. R. James’s Collected Ghost Stories, Arthur Conan Doyle’s Gothic Tales, and H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau. Books by Darryl Jones Horror: A Thematic History in Fiction and Film.

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