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Evening Standard Book Of Strange Stories

Posted by demonik on June 9, 2008

Anon – The Evening Standard Book Of Strange Stories (Hutchinson, n.d.)

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Grateful thanks to Richard Humphreys for providing the cover scan!

W. W. Jacobs – A Tiger’s Skin
Ralph Straus – The Room On The Fourth Floor
Margaret Irwin – The Book
H. A. Manhood – Crack Of Whips
A. M. Burrage – Nobody’s House
A. M. Burrage – The Black Diamond Tree
F. Britten Austin – The Strange Case Of Mr. Todmorden
Martin Armstrong – Mary Ansell
Barnard Stacey – The Devil’s Ape
L. A. G. Strong – Chailey’s Folly
Anthony Marsden – Dusk Below Helvellyn
George R. Preedy – Crab-Apple Harvest
‘Seamark’ – Query
Louis Golding – He Fought A Ghost
Anthony Gittens – The Third Performance
Hal Pink – The Screaming Plant
Holloway Horn – The Old Man
C. Patrick Thompson – Sunset Woman
Kathleen Rivett – Portrait Of A Queen
William Gerrhardi – The Big Drum
Alfred Tressidder Sheppard – The Third Medal
H. De Vere Stackpoole – Chinese Girl
A. J. Alan – My Adventure At Chiselhurst
A. J. Alan – The Hair
Guy de Maupassant – Fear
Guy de Maupassant – The Hand
Thomas Burke – The Song Of Ho Ling
Thomas Burke – The Hollow Man
J. S. Fletcher – The Lighthouse On Shivering Sands
Francis Gribble – The Secret Of The Schwarztal
Basil Tozer – The Pioneers Of Pike’s Peak
Michael Kent – The Shade Of Peterbee
F. Marion Crawford – The Screaming Skull
T. F. Powys – The Two Horns
Jan Neruda – The Vampire
S. L. Dennis – The Second Awakening Of A Magician
Oscar Wilde – The Sphinx Without A Secret
Charles Davy – The Vanishing Trick
George Meredith – The Punishment Of Shahpesh, The Persian, On Khipil, The Builder
Basil Murray – Three Pennyworth Of Luck
L. C. S. Anson – An Experiment With Blood
Charles Dickens – No 1 Branch Line: The Signalman
Frank R. Stockton – The Lady, Or The Tiger?
Ambrose Bierce – A Horseman In The Sky
E. H. Lacon Watson – Escape
E. M. Delafield – Squirrel In A Cage
Hector Bolitho – The Albatross
Algernon Blackwood – The Land Of Green Ginger
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Lights
Arthur Morrison – The Thing In The Upper Room
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch – A Pair Of Hands
Sir John Squire – Entirely Imaginary
Sheila Kaye-Smith – Mrs Adis
Michael Arlen – The Battle Of Berkeley Square
Stacey Aumonier – A Man Of Letters
Phyllis Bottome – Henry
Graham Greene – The End Of The Party
Ethel Mannin – Romanoff
Marthe McKenna – Glasshouses
Lesley Storm – Discipline
P. C. Wren – The Dust That Was Barren
Francis Brett Young – Balalaika
Oliver Onions – Phantas
Theophile Gautier – The Mummy’s Foot
Dorothy L. Sayers – The Unprincipled Affair Of The Practical Joker
F. A. Kummer – The De Medici Cup
Eden Phillpotts – High Tide
Lady Eleanor Smith – Mrs. Raeburn’s Waxwork
Lady Eleanor Smith – Satan’s Circus
R. H. Mottram – I Pagliacci
Alphonse Daudet – The Elixir Of The Rev. Father Gaucher
Lafcadio Hearn – The Story Of Ming-y
Selwyn Jepson – Nor The Jury
E. Nesbit – Man-Size In Marble
John Metcalfe – The Tunnel
John Metcalfe – The Bad Lands
J. D. Beresford – The Misanthrope
J. D. Beresford – Powers Of The Air
E. F. Benson – Mrs Amworth
Jerome K. Jerome – The Dancing Partner
Maurice Baring – Venus
Ernest Bramah – The Story Of Yung Chang
Geoffrey Moss – Primula
Norman Matson – The House On Big Faraway
Sir Max Pemberton – If A Man Might Tarry
Marc Connelly – Coroner’s Inquest
Hjalmar Bergman – Judith
W. Somerset Maugham – The Taipan

E. F. Bleiler gives the publication date as 1934. Haining, Aickman, Chetwynd-Hayes and Mary Danby are among those editors who’ve dipped into this one for their own collections, and if you have the Fontana Ghost/ Horror/ tales Of Terror books you’ll already have a fair number of these.

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