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Posts Tagged ‘Lord Lytton’

The Wordsworth Book Of Horror Stories

Posted by demonik on March 12, 2010

The Wordsworth Book Of Horror Stories (Wordsworth Special Editions, 2005)

A. and C. Askew – Aylmer Vance And The Vampire
Honore de Balzac – The Mysterious Mansion
Richard Harris Barham – The Spectre Of Tappington
Ambrose Bierce – The Damned Thing
Miss Braddon – Eveline’s Visitant
A. Clergyman – A Ghostly Manifestation
————-  Correspondence On ‘A Ghostly Manifestation’
Wilkie Collins – A Terribly Strange Bed
Charles Dickens – The Story Of The Bagman’s Uncle
————-  To Be Taken With A Grain Of Salt
————-  The Signalman
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – The Brazilian Cat
————-  The Ring Of Thoth
————-  The Lord Of Chateau Noir
————-  The New Catacomb
————-  The Case Of Lady Sannox
————-  The Brown Hand
————-  The Horror Of The Heights
————-  The Terror Of Blue John Gap
————-  The Captain Of The Polestar
————-  How It Happened
————-  Playing With Fire
————-  The Leather Funnel
————-  Lot No. 249
————-  The Los Amigos Fiasco
————-  The Nightmare Room
Amelia B. Edwards – The Phantom Coach
Elizabeth Gaskell – The Squire’s Story
W. F. Harvey – The Beast With Five Fingers
R. S. Hawker – The Botathen Ghost
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Young Goodman Brown
W. H. Hodgson – The Gateway Of The Monster
James Hogg – The Story Of Euphemia Hewit
Violet Hunt – The Prayer
W. W, Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
Henry James – The Jolly Corner
M. R. James – A School Story
————-  Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook
————-  Lost Hearts
————-  The Mezzotint
————-  The Ash Tree
————-  Number 13
————-  Count Magnus
————-  ‘Oh, Whistle And I’ll Come To You, My Lad’
————-  The Treasure Of Abbot Thomas
————-  The Rose Garden
————-  The Tractate Middoth
————-  Casting The Runes
————-  The Stalls Of Barchester Cathedral
————-  Martin’s Close
————-  Mr. Humphreys And His Inheritance
————-  The Residence At Whitminster
————-  The Diary Of Mr. Poynter
————-  An Episode In Cathedral History
————-  The Story Of A Disappearance And An Appearance
————-  Two Doctors
————-  The Haunted Dolls House
————- The Uncommon Prayer Book
————-  A Neighbour’s Landmark
————-  A View From A Hill
————-  A Warning To The Curious
————-  An Evening’s Entertainment
————-  There Was A Man Dwelt By A Graveyard
————-  Rats
————-  After Dark In The Playing Fields
————-  Wailing Well
————-  Stories I Have Tried To Write
Rudyard Kipling – The Mark Of The Beast
Perceval Landon – Thurnley Abbey
John Lang  – Fisher’s Ghost
D. H. Lawrence – The Rocking-Horse Winner
J. S. Le Fanu  An Account Of Some Strange Disturbances In Aungier Street
————-  Narrative Of The Ghost Of A Hand
————-  Green Tea
————-  Madam Crowl’s Ghost
————-  Squire Toby’s Will
————-  Dickon The Devil
————-  The Child That Went With The Fairies
————-  The White Cat Of Drumgunniol
————-  Ghost Stories Of Chapelizod
————-  Wicked Captain Walshawe, Of Wauling
————-  Sir Dominick’s Bargain
————-  Ultor De Lacy
————-  The Vision Of Tom Chuff
————-  Stories Of Lough Guir
Lord Lytton – The Haunted And The Haunters
Guy De Maupassant – Vendetta
E. Nesbit – Man-Size In Marble
Howard Pease – In The Cliff Land Of The Dane
Edgar Allan Poe – The Tell-Tale Heart
————-  The Black Cat
A. M. Pushkin – The Ace Of Spades
Saki (H. H. Munro) – Laura
————-  Sredni Vashtar
Sir Walter Scott – The Tapestried Chamber
————-  Wandering Willie’s Tale
Robert Louis Stevenson – Markheim
————-  Thrawn Janet
Bram Stoker – Dracula’s Guest
Edmund Lenthal Swifte – Ghost In The Tower
William Makepeace Thackeray – The Story Of Mary Ancel
Hugh Walpole – Tarnhelm
Oscar Wilde – The Canterville Ghost

thanks to Severance of Vault for typing the contents!

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Anon – A Century Of Thrillers: From Poe To Arlen

Posted by demonik on October 20, 2009

Anon – A Century Of Thrillers: From Poe To Arlen (Daily Express, 1934)

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James Agate – Foreword

Wilkie Collins – The Traveller’s Story of a Terribly Strange Bed
Wilkie Collins – Mad Monkton
Wilkie Collins – The Biter Bit
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Mary Shelley – The Mortal Immortal
Micheal Arlen – The Gentleman from America
R. H. Barham – The Leech of Folkstone
R. H. Barham – Jerry Jarvis’ Wig
R. H. Barham – The Spectre of Tappington
R. H. Barham – Singular Passage in the Life of the Late Henry Harris, Doctor of Divinity
Mrs Henry Wood – The Ebony Box
A. J. Alan – My Adventure at Chiselhurst
A. J. Alan – The Hair
Edgar Allan Poe – The Gold Bug
Edgar Allan Poe – The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe – The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Edgar Allan Poe – The Mystery of the Marie Roget
Edgar Allan Poe – The Pit and the Pendulum
Edgar Allan Poe – Berenice
Edgar Allan Poe – William Wilson
Edgar Allan Poe – The Masque of the Red Death
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Roger Malvin’s Burial
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Dr Heidegger’s Experiment
Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Grey Champion
Sir Walter Scott – Wandering Willie’s Tale
Sir Walter Scott – The Two Drovers
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkeys Paw
J. S. Le Fanu – Sir Dominick Sarsfield
J. S. Le Fanu – Mr Justice Harbottle
J. S. Le Fanu – Green Tea
Oscar Wilde – The Birthday of the Infanta
Charles Dickens – The Trial For Murder
Charles Dickens – The Story of the Bagmans Murder
Charles Dickens – No 1 Branch Line, The Signalman
Elizabeth Gaskell – The Squires Story
J. S. Fletcher – The Lighthouse of Shivering Sand
Anthony Trollope – Malachi’s Cove
Lord Lytton – The Haunted and the Haunters
Frederick Marryat – The Story of the Greek Slave
Algernon Blackwood – The Woman’s Ghost Story
Algernon Blackwood – Secret Worship
Mrs Oliphant – The Open Door
Ambrose Bierce – The Suitable Surroundings
Ambrose Bierce – One of the Missing
Ambrose Bierce – The Affair at Coulters Notch
Ambrose Bierce – A Tough Tussle
Ambrose Bierce – A Horseman in the Sky

One of the evil clones i mentioned on an earlier Century post.  According to E. F. Bleiler (The Guide To Supernatural Fiction,  Kent State Universtity Press, 1983)

“The CENTURY volumes were one of the results of Depression newspaper wars in Great Britain in the 1930’s. Books of enormous size, they were given as premiums for subscriptions, then taken over by commercial publishing (Hutchinson’s mostly).”

And to think these days we’re happy with the occasional Belles of St. Trinians DVD ….

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Harrison Dale – Great Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on October 5, 2009

Harrison Dale (ed.)  – Great Ghost Stories (Herbert Jenkins, 1930)

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Harrison Dale – The Art Of The Ghost Story

Sir Walter Scott – Wandering Willie’s Tale
Mrs. Gaskell – The Old Nurse’s Story
Lord Lytton – The Haunted And The Haunters
Fitz-James O’Brien – What Was It?
J. S. Le Fanu – Madam Crowl’s Ghost
Robert Louis Stephenson – Thrawn Janet
Trad – Teig O’Kane And The Corpse (Translated by Douglas Hyde)
Edith Wharton – The Lady’s Maid’s Bell
F. Marion Crawford – The Upper Berth
Theophile Gautier – the Mummy’s Foot
Gustavo Becquer – Maese Perez, The Organist
Pedro De Alarcon – The Tall Woman
Lafcadio Hearn – The Story Of Ming-Y
Lafcadio Hearn – The Cedar Closet
Anon – The Corpse And The Blood Drinker (Translated by George Soulie)

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Adam L. Gowans – Famous Ghost Stories by English Authors

Posted by demonik on October 5, 2009

Adam L. Gowans  (ed.) – Famous Ghost Stories by English Authors (Gowans & Grey, 1919)

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Charles Dickens – To be Taken with a Grain of Salt
Mrs. Gaskell – The Old Nurse’s Story
Sir Walter Scott – The Tapestried Chamber; or, The Lady in the Sacque
Lord Lytton – The Haunted And The Haunters; Or, The House and the Brain
Allan Cunningham – The Haunted Ships
Charles Dickens –  No. 1 Branch Line: The Signal-Man
James Hogg – The Mysterious Bride
Daniel Defoe –  A True Relation of the Apparition of Mrs. Veal
Charles Dickens –  The Bagman’s Story
James Hogg – Mary Burnet
Charles Dickens – Telling Winter Stories (article)

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Pamela Search – The Supernatural In The English Short Story

Posted by demonik on June 3, 2009

Pamela Search (ed.) – The Supernatural In The English Short Story (Bernard Hanison, 1959)

Daniel Defoe – The Apparition Of Mrs. Veal
Sir Walter Scott – Wandering Willie’s Tale
J. S. Le Fanu – Green Tea
Frederick Marryat – The Werewolf
Wilkie Collins – The Dream Woman
Lord Lytton – The Haunters And The Haunted
Bram Stoker – The Judges House
E. A. Poe – Ligeia
Charles Dickens – The Chimes
R. L. Stevenson – Markheim
Oscar Wilde – The Canterville Ghost
F. Marion Crawford – The Upper Berth
William Fryer Harvey – Sambo
Robert Hichens – How Love Came To Professor Guildea
D. H. Lawrence – The Rocking-Horse Winner
Oliver Onions – The Beckoning Fair One
Saki – The Music On the Hill
Roger Pater – A Porta Inferi
Michael Joseph – The Yellow Cat
M. R. James – The Diary Of Mr. Poynter
Algernon Blackwood – The Wendigo

Another of those samey post-War anthologies of classic ghost stories, this one sharing reprising several of the authors and even stories that John L. Hardie had used in 22 Strange Stories in 1946. You don’t need it, me neither, but i’d love a cover scan just the same.

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Peter Underwood – Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on April 11, 2009

Peter Underwood (ed.) – Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories (J. M. Dent Everyman’s Library, 1977)

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Ambrose Bierce – The Damned Thing
A. J. Alan – The Dream
E. F. Benson – Caterpillars
Algernon Blackwood – Secret Worship
Charles Dickens – The Signalman
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
M. R. James – Martin’s Close
Rudyard Kipling – They
Lord Lytton – The Haunted and the Haunters
Arthur Machen – Change
E. Nesbit – John Charrington’s Wedding
Vincent O’Sullivan – When I Was Dead
Edith Wharton – Afterward

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Vere H. Collins – Ghosts and Marvels

Posted by demonik on April 11, 2009

Vere H. Collins – Ghosts and Marvels: A Selection Of Uncanny Tales from Daniel Defoe to Algernon Blackwood (H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1924)

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M. R. James – Introduction

Daniel Defoe – The Apparition Of Mrs. Veal
Walter Scott – Wandering Willie’s Tale
F. Marryat – The Werewolf
Lord Lytton – The Haunted And The Haunters; or, The House and the Brain
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Young Goodman Brown
Edgar A. Poe – Ligeia
J. S. Le Fanu – A Strange Event In The Life of Schalken the Painter George Eliot – The Lifted Veil
Mrs. Oliphant – The Open Door
R. L. Stevenson – The Body-snatcher
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
H. G. Wells – The Crystal Egg
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Sorceries
Barry Pain – The Moon-slave
M. R. James – Casting the Runes

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Rosemary Gray – Scottish Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on December 15, 2008

Rosemary Gray (ed.) – Scottish Ghost Stories
We have to hand it to Wordsworth editions – they’re playing a blinder with their budget ‘Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural’ series and they have the prestigious Vault Publisher of the Year sewn up without us even bothering to vote on it (although we love Robinson too)!  Here’s one  to look forward to early in  2009 !

Rosemary Gray - Scottish Ghost Stories

Rosemary Gray - Scottish Ghost Stories

Due for Publishing February 2009 – ISBN 9781840221688
The Glen Mutchkin Railway – Professor Aytoun
Summer Weather – John Buchan
The Oasis in the Snow – John Buchan
No Man’s Land – John Buchan
The Far Islands – John Buchan
The Wetcher by the Threshold – John Buchan
The Outgoing of the Tide – John Buchan
Skull Skerry – John Buchan
A Cry Across the Black Water – S.R. Crockett
‘The Heather Lintie’ – S.R. Crockett
The Story of Euphemia Hewit – James Hogg
The Mysterious Bride – James Hogg
‘Mary Burnet’ – James Hogg
The Brownie of the Black Haggs – James Hogg
Ticonderoga – Andrew Lang
The Haunted and the Haunters – Lord Lytton
The Old Nurse’s Story – George MacDonald
The Haunted Major – Robert Marshall
Old Lady Mary – Margaret Oliphant
A Little Pilgrim – Margaret Oliphant
The Open Door – Margaret Oliphant
The Library Window – Margaret Oliphant
The Portrait – Margaret Oliphant
The Tapestried Chamber – Sir Walter Scott
Wandering Willie’s Tale – Sir Walter Scott
My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror – Sir Walter Scott
Ticonderoga: A Legend of the West Highlands – Robert Louis Stevenson
Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson
Thrawn Janet – Robert Louis Stevenson
The Body-Snatcher – Robert Louis Stevenson
Olalla – Robert Louis Stevenson
The Ghost of Craig-Aulnaic – Anonymous
The Doomed Rider – Anonymous
The Weird of the Three Arrows – Anonymous
The Laird of Balmachie’s Wife – Anonymous
Michael Scott – Anonymous
The Haunted Ships – Anonymous
Glamis Castle – Local Records


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Peter Haining – Poltergeist

Posted by demonik on September 10, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – Poltergeist: Tales of Deadly Ghosts (Severn House, 1987)

Introduction – Peter Haining

Lord Lytton -The Haunted And The Haunters
Ambrose Bierce – A Fruitless Assignment
Rudyard Kipling – Haunted Subalterns
Edgar Wallace – The Death Room
Robert S. Carr – Phantom Fingers
E. F. Benson – Thursday Evenings
Seabury Quinn – The Poltergeist
Elliott O’Donnell – The Mystery Of Beechcroft Farm
Mary Elizabeth Counselman – Parasite Mansion
Laurence Housman – Maggie’s Bite
William F. Harvey – Miss Cornelius
Peter Dare – The Beam
August Derleth – A Knocking In the Wall
Charles Duff – The Haunted Bungalow
Nigel Kneale – Minuke
Kurt Singer – Poltergeist!

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