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Posts Tagged ‘John R. Crossland’

Mysteries: A Classic Collection

Posted by demonik on December 31, 2007

Mysteries: A Classic Collection (Bracken, 1994)


Jacket design: Ken Leeder. Cover, Images Colour Library

Introduction: Giles Gordon

A. J. Alan – The Diver
Michael Arlen – The Ghoul Of Golders Green
Arnold Bennett – The Murder Of The Mandarin
J. D. Beresford – Powers Of The Air
Algernon Blackwood – Keeping His Promise
Gerald Bullett – Dearth’s Farm
G. K. Chesterton – The Hammer of God
Joseph Conrad – The Secret Sharer
A. E. Coppard – The Tiger
Guy De Maupassant – The Hostelry
Lord Dunsany – A Large Diamond
Jeffrey Farnol – The Cupboard
J. S. Fletcher – The Other Sense
Pamela Hansford Johnson – Ghost Of Honour
O. Henry – Roads Of Destiny
C. D. Heriot – The Trapdoor
C. F. Hoffman – Ben Blower’s Story
Tom Hood – The Shadow of A Shade
Washington Irving – Guests From Gibbet Island
M. R. James – The Mezzotint
Jerome K. Jerome – The Dancing Partner
D. H. Lawrence – The Woman Who Rode Away
Oliver Onions – Rooum
Barry Pain – The Green Light
Eden Phillpotts – The Iron Pineapple
Alexander Pushkin – The Queen Of Spades
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch – The Seventh Man
Saki – Laura
W. B. Seabrook – Goat-Cry, Girl-Cry
May Sinclair – The Mahatma’s Story
H. De Vere Stacpool – Deep In The Forest
R. L. Stevenson – The Island Of Voices
Edgar Wallace – Man Of The Night
Hugh Walpole – Major Wilbraham
Anon – A Tale Of A Gas-Light Ghost
E. F. Benson – The Confession Of Charles Linkworth
Ambrose Bierce – The Moonlit Road
L. P. Hartley – A Visitor From Down Under
W. H. Hodgson – The Voice In The Night
W. W. Jacobs – His Brother’s Keeper
Edgar Allan Poe – Berenice
A. E. D. Smith – The Coat
Bram Stoker – The Squaw
P. C. Wren – Presentiments

Pretty much a modern, 606 page, reprint of J. M. Parrish & John R. Crossland (eds.) Mammoth Book Of Thrillers, Ghosts & Mysteries, (Odhams, 1936), but minus the contributions of Alduous Huxley, Agatha Christie, J. B. Priestly, Rebecca West, H. G. Wells, Somerset Maugham and Walter De La Mare.

There are at least three companion volumes of interest (as yet unseen): Creepy Stories introduced by Fred Urquhart, Tales Of Terror & The Supernatural introduced by Michael Moorcock and Thrillers introduced by Robert Sheckley.

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Lamb – Parrish

Posted by demonik on September 1, 2007

Hugh Lamb

A Tide of Terror
A Wave of Fear
Victorian Tales of Terror
The Thrill of Horror
Terror by Gaslight
The Star Book of Horror No. 1
The Star Book of Horror No. 2
The Taste of Fear
Return from the Grave
Victorian Nightmares (Reprinted as A Bottomless Grave: And Other Victorian Tales of Horror)
Cold Fear: New Tales of Terror
The Man-Wolf: And Other Horrors
Forgotten Tales of Terror
Tales from a Gaslit Graveyard
New Tales of Terror
Gaslit Nightmares
Gaslit Nightmares 2

Elizabeth Lee

Spine Chillers: An Anthology of Mystery and Horror

Julian Lloyd-Webber

Short Sharp Shocks

Johnny Mains

Back From The Dead: The Legacy Of The Pan Book Of Horror Stories

Anthony Masters

Cries Of Terror

Graham Masterton

Scare Care

Jim McGarry

Irish Tales Of Terror

Patrick McGrath & Bradford Morrow

The New Gothic

Chris Morgan

Dark Fantasies

Amy Myers

After Midnight Stories
The Second Book of After Midnight Stories
The Third Book of After Midnight Stories
The Fourth Book of After Midnight Stories
The The Fifth Book of After Midnight Stories

Bryan Netherwood

Medley Macabre

Michael O’Shaughnessy

The Monster Book Of Monsters

Clarence Paget

26th Pan Book Of Horror Stories
27th Pan Book Of Horror Stories
28th Pan Book Of Horror Stories
29th Pan Book Of Horror Stories
30th Pan Book Of Horror Stories

Polly Parkin

12th Ghost Book

J. M. Parrish & John R. Crossland

The Mammoth Book Of Thrillers, Ghosts & Mysteries

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