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Great tales of terror and the supernatural

Author: Herbert Alvin Wise; Fraser, Phyllis Maurine
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Horror fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Alvin Wise; Fraser, Phyllis Maurine
OCLC Number: 10380176
Notes: "The Modern Library is published by Random House, Inc."
Description: xix, 1080 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: La Grande Breteche / Honore de Balzac --
Black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --
Facts in the case of M. Valdemar --
Terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins --
Boarded window / Ambrose Bierce --
Three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Interruption / W.W. Jacobs --
Pollock and the Porroh man ; Sea raiders / H.G. Wells --
Sredni Vashtar / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
Moonlight sonata / Alexander Woollcott --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiden --
Suspicion / Dorothy L. Sayers --
Most dangerous game / Richard Connell --
Leiningen versus the ants / Carl Stephenson --
Gentleman from America / Michael Arlen --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
Killers / Ernest Hemingway --
Back for Christmas / John Collier --
Taboo / Geoffrey Household --
Haunters and the haunted or the house and the brain / Edward Bulwer-Lytton --
Rappaccini's daughter / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Trial for murder / Charles Collins, Charles Dickens --
Green tea / Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu --
What was it? / Fitz-James O'Brien --
Sir Edmund Orme / Henry James --
Horla / Guy de Maupassant --
Was it a dream? --
Screaming skull / F. Marion Crawford --
Furnished room / O. Henry --
Casting the runes ; Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad / M.R. James --
Afterward / Edith Wharton --
Monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs --
Great God Pan / Arthur Machen --
How love came to professor Guildea / Robert Hichens --
Rreturn of Imray ; They / Rudyard Kipling --
Lukundoo / Edward Lucas White --
Caterpillars ; Mrs. Amworth / F.F. Benson --
Ancient sorceries ; Confession / Algernon Blackwood --
Open window / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
Beckoning fair one / Oliver Onions --
Out of the deep / Walter de la Mare --
Adam and Eve and pinch / A.E. Coppard --
Celestian omnibus / E.M. Forster --
Ghost ship / Richard Middleton --
Sailor-boy's tale / Isak Dinesen --
Rats in the walls ; Dunwich horror / H.P. Lovecraft.
Responsibility: edited by Herbert A. Wise and Phyllis Fraser.


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