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Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Crabb’

Peter Haining – Mammoth 20th Century Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining – The Mammoth Book Of 20th Century Ghost Stories (Robinson, 1998)

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Gordon Crabb

Henry James – The Third Person
H. G. Wells – The Presence by the Fire
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – How It Happened
Jack London – A Ghostly Duel
Theodore Dreiser – The Hand
Edgar Wallace – The Ghost of Down Hill
P. G. Wodehouse – Honeysuckle Cottage
J. B. Priestley – The Old Dark House
E. M. Delafield – Sophy Mason Comes Back
Agatha Christie – In a Glass Darkly
Arthur Machen – The Bowmen
Stella Gibbons – The Other Side of the Medal
A. Merritt – Three Lines of Old French
Alfred Noyes – The Lusitania Waits
Algernon Blackwood – Vengeance is Mine
Henry Kuttner – We Are The Dead
Daphne du Maurier – The Escort
John Steinbeck – The Elf In Algiers
James Hadley Chase – The Mirror in Room 22
Stevie Smith – Is There a Life Beyond the Gravy
Pamela Hansford Johnson – Sloane Square
Muriel Spark – The Leaf Sweeper
Winston Graham – At The Chalet Lartrec
William Trevor – The Love of a Good Woman
Ruth Rendell – The Haunting of Shawley Rectory
Mary Higgins Clark – Voice in the Coalbin
Fay Weldon – A Good Sound Marriage
Julian Barnes – A Self-Possessed Woman
John Mortimer – A Programmed Christmas Carol
Peter Haining – A Figment in Time

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Joan Kahn – Some Things Strange & Sinister

Posted by demonik on November 19, 2007

Joan Kahn (ed.) – Some Things Strange And Sinister (Coronet, 1976)

Some Things Strange And Sinister

Gordon Crabb

Agatha Christie – The Lamp
Guy de Maupassant – Nerves
John Collier – Thus I Refute Beelzy
Algernon Blackwood – Keeping His Promise
Andre Maurois – The House
Louis Golding – The Call of the Hand
W. Wilkie Collins – The Dream Woman
H. G. Wells –  The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham
Neil Bell – The Strange Occurrences Connected with Captain John Russell
Margaret Irwin – The Book
Bram Stoker – Dracula’s Guest
John B. L. Goodwin – The Cocoon
Pamela Hansford Johnson – The Empty Schoolroom

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Mike Jarvis & John Spencer – Echoes Of Terror

Posted by demonik on November 12, 2007

Mike Jarvis & John Spencer – Echoes Of Terror (Hamlyn, 1980)

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Gordon Crabb

Charles Dickens – A Madman’s Manuscript
Lord Halifax – Three In A Bed
Edgar Allan Poe – Masque Of The Red Death
Bram Stoker – Dracula (Extract)
O. Henry – The Furnished Room
William Mudford – The Forsaken Of God
Frederick Marryat – The Werewolf
Matthew Lewis – The Midnight Embrace (Extract from “The Monk”)
William Makepeace Thackery – The Devil’s Wager
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
Saki – The Seventh Pullet

As ade has pointed out elsewhere, this over-sized collection isn’t about the largely over-familiar written content, but the marvellous illo’s, many of which would go on to become cover paintings themselves.

For the record, the artists showcased are Jim Burns, Gordon Crabb, Les Edwards, Bob Fowke, Peter Goodfellow, Stuart Hughes, Terry Oakes and George Smith.

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