50 Greatest Horror Stories


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50 Greatest Horror Stories is a selection of some of the best horror fiction from all over the world, bringing together writings by great masters of the genre, carefully picked for their timeless quality. It features some of the most powerful tales that have attained the status of classics, such as ‘The Monkey’s Paw’, ‘The Signal Man’, ‘The Cobweb’, and many more.
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, the catechism of the unknown. Be it the supernatural, the gothic or the terror of the unexpected, this selection covers it all and is bound to send a chill down the spine.
A collector’s item, this anthology is as good as a haunting!



From the Publisher

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Conversation with Terry O’Brien

Contents

Introduction ix 1. The Adventure of My Grandfather 1 Washington Irving 2. The Adventure of My Aunt 11

Washington Irving 3. The Adventure of the German Student 16Washington Irving4. The Pale Man 22Julius Long5. Beyond the Wall 30

Ambrose Bierce6. The Boarded Window 39Ambrose Bierce7. The Cobweb 44Saki8. A Curious Dream 50Mark Twain9. The Evil Clergyman 60H. P. Lovecraft10. The Facts in Case of M. Valdemar 65Edgar Allen Poe11. A Ghost Story 76Mark Twain12. The Hound 83H. P. Lovecraft

13. The Sphinx Without a Secret 92Oscar Wilde14. The Stranger 98Ambrose Bierce15. The Terrible Old Man 104H. P. Lovecraft

16. The Furnished Room 108O. Henry17. The Signal Man 116Charles Dickens

18. The Devil and Tom Walker 130

Washington Irving

19. Dracula’s Guest 143

Bram Stoker

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1. The Apparition 157 Guy de Maupassant 2. The Minister’s Black Veil 164 Nathaniel Hawthorne 3. The Trial for Murder 179

Charles Dickens 4. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge 192 Ambrose Bierce 5. Thurnley Abbey 203 Perceval Landon 6. Death and the Woman 220 Gertrude Atherton 7. The Dancing Partner 226 Jerome K. Jerome 8. The Open Window 234 Saki 9. Lost Hearts 238

M.R James 10. A Dead Woman’s Secret 249 Guy de Maupassant 11. The Masque of the Red Death 254 Edgar Allen Poe 12. John Charrington’s Wedding 261 Edith Nesbit 13. Ex Oblivione 270 H. P. Lovecraft 14. The Picture in the House 273

H. P. Lovecraft

15. The Cats of Ulthar 282

H. P. Lovecraft

16. The Black Cat 286

Edgar Allen Poe

17. The Monkey’s Paw 297

W. W. Jacobs

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1. The Tell-Tale Heart 309 Edgar Allen Poe 2. The Call of Cthulhu 315 H. P. Lovecraft 3. A Vendetta 324 Guy de Maupassant

4. The Terror 330 Guy de Maupassant 5. Ghosts 338 Guy de Maupassant 6. The Hand 345 Guy de Maupassant 7. The Outsider 352

H. P. Lovecraft 8. The Damned Thing 360 Ambrose Bierce 9. The Ghost in Master B.’s Room 370 Charles Dickens 10. The Story of an Hour 382

Kate Chopin

11. Fisher’s Ghost 386

John Lang

12. The Horrible 395

Guy de Maupassant

13. My Own True Ghost Story 402

Rudyard Kipling

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