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Archive for the ‘Phyllis Fraser’ Category

Peter Haining – Murder On The Menu

Posted by demonik on June 11, 2012

Peter Haining (ed.) – Murder On The Menu: A Gourmet Guide To Death (Chancellor 1993: originally Souvenir, 1991)

Cover design: Slatter-Anderson

Peter Haining – Introduction

I. Specialities de la Maison: Stories By Some Famous Authors

Stanley Ellin – The Speciality Of The House
Ruth Rendell – Bribery And Corruption
Paul Gallico – Chef d’Oeuvre
Oliver La Farge – La Specialite de M Duclos
L. P. Hartley – Three, or Four, for Dinner
Gaston Leroux – A Terrible Tale
Damon Runyon – So You Won’t Talk!
Patricia Highsmith – Sauce for the Goose
P. D. James – A Very Commonplace Murder

II. Entrees Historigues: Tales From The Culinary Past.

August Derleth – A Dinner at Imola
Robert Bloch – The Feast in the Abbey
Alphonse Daudet – The Three Low Masses
Alexander Pushkin – The Coffin-Maker
Washington Irving – Guests from Gibbet Island
Richard Dehan – The Compleat Housewife
Walter Besant & James Rice – The Case of Mr Lucraft
G. B. Stern – The Man who Couldn’t Taste Pepper
Roger Zelazny – Final Dining

III. Just Desserts. A Section Of Detective Cases

Agatha Christie – Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds
H. C. Bailey – The Long Dinner
Nicholas Blake – The Assassins’ Club
Roy Vickers – Dinner for Two
Michael Gilbert – A Case for Gourmets
Lawrence G. Blochman – Rum for Dinner
Georges Simenon – Under the Hammer
Rex Stout – Poison a la Carte
Roald Dahl – Lamb to the Slaughter

Blurb:
Murder On The Menu is a mouth-watering collection of short stories from the masters of mystery, where food and death meet with devastating effect.

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Wise & Fraser – Great Tales Of Terror

Posted by demonik on November 6, 2007

Herbert A. Wise & Phyllis Fraser (eds) – Great Tales of Terror & the Supernatural (Hammond, Hammond & Co., 1949: Book Club, 1982)

Great Tales Of Terror Book Club edition

Tales of Terror

Honore de Balzac – La Grande Breteche
Edgar Allan Poe – The Black Cat
Edgar Allan Poe – The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
Wilkie Collins – A Terribly Strange Bed
Ambrose Bierce – The Boarded Window
Thomas Hardy – The Three Strangers
W. W. Jacobs – The Interruption
H. G. Wells – Pollock and the Porroh Man
H.G. Wells – The Sea Raiders
Saki – Sredni Vashtar
Alexander Woollcott – Moonlight Sonata
Conrad Aiken – Silent Snow, Secret Snow
Dorothy L. Sayers – Suspicion
Richard Connell – The Most Dangerous Game
Carl Stephenson – Leiningen versus the Ants
Michael Arlen – The Gentleman from America
William Faulkner – A Rose for Emily
Ernest Hemingway – The Killers
John Collier – Back for Christmas
Geoffrey Household – Taboo

Tales of the Supernatural

Edward Bulwer-Lytton – The Haunted and the Haunters
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Rappaccini’s Daughter
Charles Collins & Charles Dickens – The Trial for Murder
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Green Tea
Fitz-James O’Brien – What Was It?
Henry James – Sir Edmund Orme
Guy de Maupassant – The Horla
Guy de Maupassant – Was It a Dream?
F. Marion Crawford – The Screaming Skull
O. Henry – The Furnished Room
M. R. James – Casting the Runes
M.R. James – Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad
Edith Wharton – Afterward
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
Arthur Machen – The Great God Pan
Robert Hichens – How Love Came to Professor Guildea
Rudyard Kipling – The Return of Imray
Rudyard Kipling – “They”
Edward Lucas White – Lukundoo
E. F. Benson – Caterpillars
E. F. Benson – Mrs. Amworth
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Sorceries
Algernon Blackwood – Confession
Saki – The Open Window
Oliver Onions – The Beckoning Fair One
Walter de la Mare – Out of the Deep
A. E. Coppard – Adam and Eve and Pinch Me
E. M. Forster – The Celestial Omnibus
Richard Middleton – The Ghost Ship
Karen Blixen – The Sailor-Boy’s Tale
H. P. Lovecraft – The Rats in the Walls
H. P. Lovecraft – The Dunwich Horror

Thanks to Paisleycravat for typing out the contents.

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