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Jeremy Scott – The Mandrake Root

Posted by demonik on September 26, 2007

Jeremy Scott (Kay Dick) – The Mandrake Root: an Anthology of Fantastic Tales (Jarrolds & Sons, 1946)

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Introduction – Jeremy Scott

The Extravagant

James Joyce – Everlasting Fire
Algernon Blackwood – The Man Who Was Milligan
Richard Hughes – The Stranger
Dorothy K. Haynes – The Changeling
D. H. Lawrence – The Last Laugh

The Grotesque

Thomas Ingoldby (R. H. Barham) – The Leech Of Folkestone
E. Bulwer-Lytton – The Haunted and The Haunters
Fred Marnau – The Wrinkled Women Of St. Nepomuk
Alex Comfort – The Lemmings
Arthur Calder-Marshall – Pickle My Bones

The Bizarre

Thomas De Quincey – Confessions Of An English Opium Eater
Guy de Maupassant – The Horla
Virginia Wolfe – The Lady In The Looking Glass: A Reflection
William Sansom – The Peach House Potting Shed
Wrey Gardiner – The White House
Olive Shreiner – Who Knocks At The Door

The Fanciful

Stella Benson – An Air-Raid Seen From Above
Saki – The Open Window
Richard Garnett – The Bell Of St. Euschemon
E. M. Forster – The Story Of A Panic

The Quaint

M. R. James – “Oh, Whistle And I’ll Come To You, My Lad”
T. F. Powys – No Room
Pamela Hansford-Johnson – Altarwise By Owl-Light
Walter de la Mare – Winter

The Eerie

J. S. le Fanu – The Familiar
James Laver – Mr. Hopkins And Galatea
John Atkins – The Diary Of William Carpenter
Sir Osbert Sitwell – The Greeting

A Selective Bibliography (Chiefly Of Shorter Pieces) For The Enthusiast.

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One Response to “Jeremy Scott – The Mandrake Root”

  1. Starkadder said

    I wonder is the “Alex Comfort” in this anthology
    the same guy that was the peace activist and
    sexologist (the Joy of Sex,etc.)?

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