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Arrow Book of Horror Stories

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

Anonymous (ed.) – Arrow Book of Horror Stories (1965)

Arrow Book of Horror Stories

Arrow Book of Horror Stories

Alexander Woollcott – Moonlight Sonata
Arthur Machen – The Novel of the Black Seal
E.F. Benson – Mrs Amworth
F. Marion Crawford – The Upper Berth
H.P. Lovecraft – The Dunwich Horror
Guy de Maupassant – Was it a Dream?
Bram Stoker – The Judge’s House
Charles Collins & Charles Dickens – The Trial for Murder
J.F. Sullivan – The Man With a Malady
Anonymous – Sawny Bean and His Family
Bram Stoker – The Squaw
A.J. Alan – The Hair
Fitz-James O’Brien – What Was It?
H.G. Wells – The Cone
F. Marion Crawford – The Screaming Skull

Thanks to James Doig for providing the cover scan & contents!

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The Second Arrow Book of Horror Stories

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

Anonymous (ed.) – The Second Arrow Book of Horror Stories (1965)

2nd Arrow Book Of Horror Stories

2nd Arrow Book Of Horror Stories

F. Marion Crawford –  The Dead Smile
E.F. Benson – Caterpillars
H. Russell Wakefield – Montrous Regiment
Elizabeth Bowen – Telling
Ray Bradbury – The Veld
Graham Greene – A Little Place Off the Edgware Road
Colin Evans – Nowhere Without Her
Robert Bloch –  The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
L.P. Hartley – The Travelling Grave
Edgar Allan Poe – The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Thanks to James Doig for providing the cover scan & contents!

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James Doig – Australian Gothic

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

James Doig (ed.) – Australian Gothic: An Anthology of Australian Supernatural Fiction: 1867-1939 (Equilibrium Books, 2007)

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Mary Fortune (1833-?) – The Spirits of the Tower
B.L. Farjeon (1838-1903) – Little Liz
G. A. Walstab (1834-1909) – The House by the River
J. E. P. Muddock (1843-1934) – The Ghost from the Sea
Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) – Spirit-Led
Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) – A Haunt of the Jinkarras
Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) – The Boundary Rider’s Story
Marcus Clarke (1846-1881) – Cannabis Indica
Hume Nesbit (1849-1923) – Norah and the Fairies
Rosa Praed (1851-1935) – The Ghost-Monk
Louis Becke (1855-1913) – Lupton’s Guest: A Memory of the Eastern Pacific
Fergus Hume (1859-1932) – A Colonial Banshee
A. F. Basset Hull (1862-1945) – A Strange Experience
Francis Faucett (1866-?) – A Bushman’s Story
Guy Boothby (1867-1905) – The Death Child
Lionel Sparrow (1867-1936) – The Jewelled Hand
Lionel Sparrow (1867-1936) – The Vengeance of the Dead
Beatrice Grimshaw (1871-1953) – The Cave
Beatrice Grimshaw (1871-1953) – The Forest of Lost Men
James Francis Dwyer (1874-1952) – The Cave of the Invisible
William Hay (1875-1945) – Where the Butterflies Come From
W. W. Lamble (1876-1958) – The Vampire
Dulcie Dreamer (1890-1972) – Hallowe’en

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James Doig – Australian Nightmares

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

James Doig (ed.) – Australian Nightmares (Equilibrium, 2008)

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Mary Fortune (1833-1910?) – The White Maniac: A Doctor’s Tale
Charles Junor (?-1901) – The Silent Sepulchre
Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) – What the Rats Brought
Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) – On the Island of Shadows
Hume Nisbet (1849-1923) – The Odic Touch
J.A. Barry (1850-1911) – Told in the Corona’s Cabin
Rosa Praed (1851-1935) – The House of Ill Omen
Morley Roberts (1857-1942) – A Thing of Wax
James Edmund (1859-1933) – The Prophetic Horror of the Great Experiment
James Edmund (1859-1933) – The Precipitous Details of the High Mountain and the Three Skeletons
Lionel Sparrow (1867-1936) – The Strange Case of Alan Heriot
Beatrice Grimshaw (1871-1953) – The Blanket Fiend
James Francis Dwyer (1874-1952) – The Phantom Ship of Dirk Van Tromp
Helen Simpson (1897-1940) – The Pledge
Vernon Knowles (1899-1968) – The House that Took Revenge
Vernon Knowles (1899-1968) – The Watch
Rosaleen Norton (1917-1979) – The Story of the Waxworks
Roger Dard (1920-1996) – The Undying One

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