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Bloch, Robert 1917-1994

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Psycho by Robert Bloch( Book )

212 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a dark and stormy night when Mary Carne glimpsed the unit neon sign announcing the vacancy at the Bates Motel. Exhausted, lost and at the end of her rope, she was eager for a hot shower and a bed for the night. Her room was musty but clean and the plumbing worked. Norman Bates, the manager, seemed nice, if a little odd
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

159 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Bates is a troubled son who believes "a boy's best friend is his mother." Marion Crane is an ill-fated traveller who checks into the eerie Bates Motel wanting only a hot shower and a warm bed. Her journey ends sooner than she planned in the shocking scene that has haunted generations of movie-watchers. The tension and horror mount when a private detective and Marian's sister search for her, and the identity of the mysterious Psycho
Psycho house by Robert Bloch( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of a bloody corpse at the new Bates Motel attracts true-crime book writer Amelia Haines, who's studying the original Psycho killings
The night of the Ripper by Robert Bloch( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bates Motel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of Miss Watson's murder, Norman's innocence is buried under blackouts, suspicious characters, and his strange behavior. Meanwhile, Norma faces a dark truth of her own when family secrets begin to unravel while looming threats from local villains jeopardize Norma's stab at happiness
Lori by Robert Bloch( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lori, having returned home from college and lost her parents in a fire, seeks help as she is drawn into a web of murder, deceit, and supernatural danger revolving around a picture of a girl who looks exactly like her but was taken before Lori was born
American gothic by Robert Bloch( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, a handsome pharmacist rents rooms in his newly-constructed castle to young women who mysteriously vanish
Psycho by Robert Bloch( Recording )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman on the run has the misfortune to stop at the motel operated by Norman Bates
Psycho II by Robert Bloch( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jekyll legacy by Robert Bloch( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ROBERT BLOCH-"Bloch's handling of tension and suspense is razor-sharp."--Mystery Scene on Lori; "Bloch is America's acknowledged King of Terro."-Harlan Ellison; "Fast, tense, ingenious, and great fun-a ripping good read."-The Washington Post Book World on The Night of the Ripper; "Bloch is the finest psychological horror writer working today."-Stephen King
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe "to boldly go where no man has gone before."
Midnight pleasures by Robert Bloch( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold chills by Robert Bloch( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of chilling science-fiction, fantasy, and psychological-suspense stories, written between 1968 and 1975, and in which everyday situations become terrifying and the impossible becomes possible
Night-world by Robert Bloch( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich and strange( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The sorcerer's apprentice] An innocent boy becomes the pawn in a deadly circus game gone awry
Psycho-paths by Robert Bloch( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsters in our midst( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of seventeen horror tales by such authors as Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, and others
Crimes and misfortunes : the Anthony Boucher memorial anthology of mysteries by J. Francis McComas( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each writer has contributed not only what he thought was Anthony Boucher's favorite of his own stories, but has provided an introduction in which this particular story or his career is related to the famous critic
Screams : three novels of suspense by Robert Bloch( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strait-jacket( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from a mental hospital 20 years after having committed the axe murders of her husband and his lover, a woman moves in with her brother, his wife, and her own daughter, who is now 23. When axe murders start occurring, police think she has reverted to her old ways
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Bloch, Robert

Bloch, Robert, 1917-

Bloch, Robert A. 1917-1994

Bloch, Robert Albert.

Bloch, Robert Albert 1917-1994

Robert Bloch Amerikaans schrijver

Robert Bloch amerikansk manusforfattar og skribent

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Robert Bloch amerikansk manusforfatter og skribent

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Robert Bloch écrivain américain

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Robert Bloch scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

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Robert Bloch yhdysvaltalainen kauhu- ja jännityskirjailija

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Блок, Роберт, 1917-1994

Блох, Роберт Альберт

Роберт Блох американский писатель-фантаст

Робърт Блох

Робэрт Блох

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